rtc: a pedestrian real-time clock figure

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creates a versatilely configurable real-time clock in a figure
Updated 3 Feb 2006

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- creates a real-time clock (using a timer object), which runs smoothly in the background while the user continues with her daily ML chores.
- all aspecects of the display (geometry) are user-definable.
- the clock can be stopped and restarted (toggled)

help rtc
RTC a pedestrian Real-Time Clock
- start
[par] = rtc
- start with previously saved geometry
[par] = rtc('i',par);
- stop
[par] = rtc % toggle
rtc s % delete clock
- display/retrieve current geometry parameters
rtc d
- update geometry
[par] = rtc('u',par);
- show parameter description
rtc h
- save current geometry in mat-file <fn> var <v>
[par] = rtc('S',fn);
- reload geometry from mat-file <fn> var <v>
[par] = rtc('L',fn);

rtc; % start real-time clock
par=rtc('d'); % get current geometry
par.F.w=[[300 300]... % change figure position
[400 400]];
par.F.col=[.5 .75 .75]; % change figure bg color
par.H.mark='diamond'; % change HR marker
par.H.fcol=[1 1 0]; % change HR color
par.M.fcol=[.4 .5 .75]; % change MIN color
par.M.size=3; % change MIN size
rtc('u',par); % apply
pause(5); % run
rtc; % stop
pause(5); % wait
rtc; % cont

Cite As

us (2024). rtc: a pedestrian real-time clock figure (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/3522-rtc-a-pedestrian-real-time-clock-figure), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R13
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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change of category and a small typo in the help section