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Better line crossings in Simulink models

version 1.0.0.0 (12.3 KB) by Josef Rieger
Improves readability of Simulink models by appending "line steps" to lines where they cross.

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Updated 29 Aug 2012

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Line crossings should be minimized in Simulink models (due to MAAB/MISRA recommendations). Unfortunately, sometimes this cannot be completely achieved.
This script updates regular line crossings with a "line step" and improves a readability of the Simulink model ("3D like effect").
It uses the fact that default Simulink grid is 5 pixels - the script appends line steps of 4 pixels height, which can be easily identified and removed (undo function).
For usage see examples and m-file code.
A Matlab shortcut can be created to ease the usage.

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Josef Rieger (2021). Better line crossings in Simulink models (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/37954-better-line-crossings-in-simulink-models), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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