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Yair Altman


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239 total contributions since 2007

Website: http://UndocumentedMatlab.com
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/yairaltman

Author of "Accelerating MATLAB Performance" book:
http://UndocumentedMatlab.com/books/matlab-performance

Author of "Undocumented Secrets of MATLAB-Java Programming" book:
http://UndocumentedMatlab.com/books/matlab-java

MSc Computer Science, BSc Physics (both with top honors)

Professional programmer and manager since 1991

Contact me: altmany at gmail.com

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How can I speed up my program ?
The first step you should do is to run your code in the Matlab Profiler. This will give you insight as to the specific bottlenec...

19 hours ago | 0

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Slider Code problem with axes
In your example, both val and x are not scalars. When you multiply vectors/matrices in Matlab using the * operator, Matlab uses ...

19 hours ago | 0

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I would like to add a 'display-all' hyperlink functionality to a class.
It is true that desktop hyperlinks only work at the base workspace level, but you can still access specific object instances if ...

1 day ago | 0

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Upside down display of graph
Try to do the following, step-by-step, until you find one of them solves the problem: set(gcf,'renderer','opengl'); opengl('so...

1 day ago | 0

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How could i displace the values of X axis under X axis (Y negative) ?
A peculiarity of AxisLocation='origin' is that the X and Y tick labels automatically switch location (from below the X axis to a...

1 day ago | 1

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Environment variables in javaclasspath.txt
I do not believe that you can use env vars in your javaclasspath.txt file, but as workaround, you can programmatically load the ...

7 days ago | 0

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Why Don't Set Breakpoints Work in R2018b?
This could happen if your script runs inside a parallel loop (spmd or parfor), or is shaddowed by a binary version (e.g., file.m...

7 days ago | 0

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Using 2018b javaclasspath.txt doesn't seem to get loaded during batch startup.
I'm not sure why your javaclasspath.txt file doesn't load in batch mode. As workaround, you can programmatically load the necess...

7 days ago | 0

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Realtime trading with Matlab and IB presentation files
Realtime trading demo & presentation, presented at NYC Computational Finance Conference 23 May 2013

10 days ago | 3 downloads |

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How do I programmatically set the size of the the web browser window that is created with the MATLAB web command " web " ?
Note: undocumented/unsupported: [h1,h2,h3] = web('http://news.google.com','-notoolbar','-new'); % open a web page drawnow; pau...

25 days ago | 1

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What happened to the figure toolbar in R2018b? Why is it an axes toolbar? How can I put the buttons back?
For the benefit of readers who don't follow my blog, Michelle Hirsch posted the following comment yesterday, which sheds some li...

1 month ago | 1

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Parfor loop introduces strange R%1 variable when using 2 reduction variables
I was able to reproduce your problem on my R2018a and R2018b Windows10 installation, but not in 19a. Apparently this bug (it is...

1 month ago | 1

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Problem with history function. Trading toolbox
Here's how you can fetch IB's historical data using the IB-Matlab connector: >> data = IBMatlab('action','history', 'symbol','I...

2 months ago | 0

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Error with " Request Interactive Brokers Historical Data" example
Here's how you can fetch IB's historical data using the IB-Matlab connector: >> data = IBMatlab('action','history', 'symbol','I...

2 months ago | 0

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Trading Toolbox - Retrieve Option Chain from Interactive Brokers
Here's how you can fetch the full option chain using the IB-Matlab connector, for example all futures options for the 10-year US...

2 months ago | 0

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Problems for Interactive Brokers connection
Trading Toolbox support for Interactive Brokers is limited to Windows only. This is clearly mentioned in the documented system r...

2 months ago | 1

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java.io.File - strange behaviour
With most Java methods, you can follow the method invocation parentheses with a dot, thereby chaining methods. For example: myJP...

2 months ago | 1

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IQML - Matlab connector to IQFeed
Matlab connector to IQFeed optimized for reliability, ease-of-use, functionality and performance (including parallelization)

2 months ago | 3 downloads |

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calcGreeks: Calculate option Greeks (European Black/Scholes)
calcGreeks computes fair price and Greek values for vanilla European options using the Black-Scholes-Merton model, optimized for...

2 months ago | 3 downloads |

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UIComponent JTextField Text alignment
Use JTextField.JavaPeer.CENTER or the value 0 instead of 'CENTER': JTextField.HorizontalAlignment = JTextField.JavaPeer.CENTER;...

2 months ago | 0

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R2017a - Unsupported major.minor version 52.0
52.0 indicates Java classes compiled with JDK 8 - These classes can only be run under Java 8 or newer. Until R2017a Matlab integ...

2 months ago | 1

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Error when connecting to ib trader workstation
The Trading Toolbox's IB connector is based on ActiveX and is therefore only available on Windows, not Mac or Linux. So if you h...

2 months ago | 0

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New line in legend does not work anymore in MATLAB 2017b
The reason for the problem is that the default legend Interpreter ('lex') does not know how to interpret the '\n' in the label. ...

2 months ago | 0

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checkClass - inspect a Java/Matlab/COM class object/name
inspect a Java/MCOS/COM/.NET object or classname and display its methods, properties, events, interfaces, etc.

2 months ago | 7 downloads |

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How to colorize the document tabs of the editor?
I looked into this problem but I could not find a way to do so. What you proposed is the way that it should have worked, but i...

3 months ago | 1

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Adabting Ui from 2013 to 2016
Unfortunately, The HeightLimits and WidthLimits properties were removed from uiflowcontainer at some point in time. This is quit...

3 months ago | 0

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Trading Toolbox (V3.5) NOT working with latest IB API
Check whether you have correctly set the relevant settings on your TWS/Gateway's API configuration panel, specifically "Enable A...

4 months ago | 0

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Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library Error with Matlab
As you've noticed, using IB's COM/ActiveX API (which is used by the Trading Toolbox) has severe limitations. In addition to the ...

4 months ago | 0

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I bought MATLAB and Trading toolbox to automate my trading with Interactive brokers (IB) in Dec. 2017, but it doesn't work.
As you've noticed, using IB's COM/ActiveX API (which is used by the Trading Toolbox) has severe limitations. In addition to the ...

4 months ago | 1

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Connected to interactive brokers after the update
Consider trying the alternative IB-Matlab toolbox, which is actively maintained since 2010: <https://undocumentedmatlab.com/IB-M...

4 months ago | 0

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