Insert a piece of code (a snippet) in the Matlab editor

Paste into the editor a code using the shortcuts toolbar.


Updated 12 Nov 2014

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You often use the same code, but you still don't remember it?
1. Copy the code of the file insert_snippet.m.

2. Create a new shortcut in Matlab.

3. Paste the code into 'Callback'.

4. Change the code in the 22th line.

5. Give a name to your shortcut in 'Label'.

6. Click 'Save'.

7. Click on the newly created shortcut to paste your code into the editor.

Cite As

Vincent Mazet (2023). Insert a piece of code (a snippet) in the Matlab editor (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2010a
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Version Published Release Notes

Fix bug for new versions of Matlab.

Now the code does not add a variable in the workspace. Besides, a new line is introduces by the more usual character '\n'.

Fix minors bugs and give an example.