Programmatically scroll Variables Editor

Opens a variable in the Variables Editor (grabs focus if open) and scrolls to position.
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Updated 30 Oct 2016

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Opens a variable in the Variables Editor (grabs focus if already open) and scrolls to given position/subs.
Supported scrollable classes (matrices):
* numeric
* logical
* cell
* timeseries
* table (from R2013b - v2.1)
* categorical (from 2013b - v2.1)
* dataset (Statistics Toolbox)

Examples:

% Scroll a simple logical variable
a = false(1e6,100);
pos = randi(1e8,1);
scrollto('a',pos)

% Scroll somewhere else
scrollto('a',[1e5, 28])

% Wrap into a structure and scroll the indexed variable
s.foo = a;
scrollto('s.foo',pos)

% Wrap into cell and scroll with several levels of nesting
c = {s};
scrollto('c{1}.foo', pos)

% Scroll 3D array
a = rand(10,10,10);
scrollto('a(:,:,2)',[5,2])

WARNING: this code heavily relies on undocumented and unsupported Matlab functionality.

p14v2.10

Cite As

Oleg Komarov (2024). Programmatically scroll Variables Editor (https://github.com/okomarov/scrollto), GitHub. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2014a
Compatible with any release
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Version Published Release Notes
1.6.0.0

Edited description

1.5.0.0

Linked to github

1.4.0.0

Added support for table and categorical arrays (classes introduced with R2013b)

1.3.0.0

Edited description.

1.2.0.0

Additional feature:
- scrolls from 'caller' ws, e.g. scroll in debug mode;

Fixed bugs:
- now handles corner case within size-bounds scrolling;
- corrected the scrolling type of ts to dataset (was swapped before).

1.0.0.0

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