Open new m-file with standard header text in editor

Creates a new m-file with standard function header text.
Updated 9 Dec 2011

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Creates a new m-file in the current directory. The m-file is created with a standard header text, giving the Matlab version, operating system, author, date and time and, optionally, the author's organization (the values for the author and organization are customizable).

The m-file created is opened automatically in the Matlab editor.

The following is the contents of the m-file named 'myprogram.m', created with the command
newmf myprogram

function [] = myprogram()
% myprogram.m--
% Syntax:
% e.g.,

% Developed in Matlab (R2011a) on GLNX86.
% Ada Lovelace (, 2011-12-09 12:29

Cite As

Kevin Bartlett (2024). Open new m-file with standard header text in editor (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R12
Compatible with any release
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