Matlab class that implements a Java-based table with an interface similar to the undocumented version of the Matlab's uitable.
Updated 31 May 2020

olduitable implements a wide variety of properties focused on customizing table's appearance.
These properties are: ButtonDownFcn, CellEditCallback, CellSelectionCallback, ColumnAlign, ColumnColor, ColumnEditable, ColumnFormat, ColumnFormatData, ColumnName, ColumnResizable, ColumnSortable, ColumnStriping, ColumnToolTip, ColumnWidth, Data, Enable, FontName, FontSize, FontStyle, ForegroundColor, GridColor, HeaderBackground, HeaderForeground, HeaderGridColor, HeaderSelectionBg, HeaderSelectionFg, KeyPressFcn, KeyReleaseFcn, Parent, Position, RowColor, RowHeight, RowName, RowStriping, SelectionBackground, SelectionForeground, SelectionBorderColor, Tag, UIContextMenu, Units, UserData and Visible.

Besides this class includes useful methods to insert or delete rows and columns, paste blocks of cells or sort columns as a typical spreadsheet, many of them available through a default context menu and keyboard shortcuts.
These methods are: saveInfo, fitAllColumns2Panel, fitColumn2Data, setSelection, getValue, setValue, setCellBg, setCellFg, sortColumn, unsort, paste, cut, insertRows, insertColumns, deleteRows, deleteColumns and loadInfo.

Compared to the undocumented Matlab's uitable, olduitable can be loaded faster when a large amount of data is assigned. Obviously, the official version is the fastest and also uses much less memory space, but if these are not a problem, this class could be a reasonable alternative.

To use this class, once downloaded the rar file we must copy the @olduitable folder to any folder that is in the Matlab search path or use the addpath command.

To prevent conflicts with other Java classes previously added to the dynamic path, is desirable to create (or modify) a custom javaclasspath.txt including the full name of the javaClasses.jar file (this is inside the @olduitable folder), that packages the necessary Java classes for olduitable to work.

For more details run 'doc olduitable' in the command window or go to https://github.com/pbaezr/olduitable/blob/master/README.md

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2015a
Compatible with R2014b and later releases
Platform Compatibility
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Added 'fitColumn2Data' method


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