Helps locate output-producing lines of code that are missing semicolons.
Updated 17 Sep 2004

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Returns in 'linevals' a structure containing the line numbers and offending strings of lines that are likely candidates for missing terminal semicolon. Lines commencing with keywords that typically do not produce an output at the command line (e.g., 'if', 'return', 'continue', etc.) are skipped.

TARGETFILES: Input may be either a string indicating a path to a SINGLE mfile (e.g., 'aviplayer.m', 'c:\brett\targetfiless\aviplayer.m'),
a DIRECTORY of files (eg. dir('*.m')), OR a PATH to the target directory. If a directory is input, the program examines all files in the directory AND, by default, subdirectories, compiling in a single structure the individual output for each file. To suppress inclusion of subdirectories, enter 1 for the optional second argument.

Note that I owe a debt of gratitude to Peter Acklam for this one; the program calls (and thus requires the download of) his mlstripcomments.m program, in his "MATLAB Comment Stripping Toolbox."

Cite As

Brett Shoelson (2024). missingsemicolons (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/5365-missingsemicolons), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R13
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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Fixes a call to mlstripcommentsfile(). If you previously downloaded missingsemicolons.m, you can update with the new submission or simply change line 97 to: