How can I avoid the "change folder / add to path" window when running a script?
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This window pops up every time I run a new script, and I always click "add to path." I know how to use the addpath or cd functions within my script to make this go away the next time I run the script, but I still think I've clicked this button a couple thousand times in my life. Is there a way I can avoid it?
Please note that I'm always running scripts from various new project folders, so adding certian folders to matlab's startup routine is not a future-proof option for me.
Adam Danz on 26 Apr 2019
Edited: Adam Danz on 26 Apr 2019
Paul, start a startup.m file and store it in your main matlab folder. From the documentation,
"At startup, MATLAB automatically executes the matlabrc.m file and startup.m, if it exists on the MATLAB search path. The file matlabrc.m, which is in the matlabroot/toolbox/localfolder, is reserved for use by MathWorks® and by system administrators on multiuser systems."
In your startup.m file, add all necessary paths to run your scripts, functions, and other files that matlab needs access to.
Next time (and every time) you start matlab, the paths will be added automatically.