Directory selection dialog box which remembers the last directory selected.
Updated 18 Apr 2007

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Wrapper for Matlab's UIGETDIR function which adds the ability to remember the last selected directory. UIGETDIR2 stores information about the last selected directory in a mat file which it looks for when called.

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Chris Cannell (2024). uigetdir2 (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/9521-uigetdir2), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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Created with R14SP3
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Version Published Release Notes

Added a check for empty string passed as first argument so you can specify dialog text as the second argument and still make use of the last used directory feature. Thanks to Jonathan Erickson for the bug report.