How Enable and disable panel by popup menu selections

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makarand mali
makarand mali on 29 Jul 2012
Commented: Eric Sargent on 9 Dec 2020
In my program i want to do following in GUI
i select first option from popup menu at same time panel_1 is enable and panel_2 is disable
when i select another option at that time panel_1 is disable and panel_2 is enable
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Eric Sargent
Eric Sargent on 9 Dec 2020
As of R2020b ButtonGroup and Panel both support Enable when the button group or panel is parented to a uifigure.

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Answers (3)

Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 29 Jul 2012
uipanel cannot be enabled or disabled: they can just be set to be visible or not.
switch get(hObject, 'Value')
case 1:
set(handles.panel_1, 'Visible', 'on');
set(handles.panel_2, 'Visible', 'off');
case 2:
set(handles.panel_1, 'Visible', 'off');
set(handles.panel_2, 'Visible', 'on');
end

Lukasz Pater
Lukasz Pater on 28 Nov 2016
Parameter Enable for popup menu control:
  • on - regular menu
  • off - menu blocked with grey background
  • inactive - menu blocked without grey background
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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 28 Nov 2016
That is correct for uicontrol style popup . It does not apply for uipanel

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