# Daniel Dolan

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Using MATLAB since 1999.

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How to fix the column width of uitable so the user can't change it?

One pure MATLAB fix is to turn off column labels. It's a bit of a pain, but you can insert text labels above each table column ...

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Fix to frequent "Application not responding" for MATLAB on the Mac

I am frequently having the Mac version of MATLAB lock up in "Application not responding", leading to "Force quit" in the Finder ...

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answerIs there a faster complex exponent?

(It's a little tacky answering my own question, but I wanted to synthesize helpful comments from Walter and Bruno). The MATLAB ...

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Is there a faster complex exponent?

Is there any way to more quickly evaluate complex exponentials, i.e: where Q is a real array? Quick numerical tests show tha...

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uifigure vector export size/resolution

Suppose I want to export a uifigure to a vector file (*.pdf) at a specific size. The exportgraphics command has a resolution op...

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answersUsing MatLab 2022b, I am .txt files are grayed out when I use 'uigetfile' function on the newest Mac operation system 'Monterey' V 12.6.1

I don't have a complete solution, but it seems that putting *.* up front helps. [fileName,pathName] = uigetfile({'*.*';'*.txt.g...

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Where should user preferences be stored?

MATLAB's setpref/getpref commands are the best solution on specific machine, and they persist across sessions.

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The Piggy Bank Problem

Given a cylindrical piggy bank with radius g and height y, return the bank's volume. [ g is first input argument.] Bonus though...

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Meaning of less/greater than in handle objects

What is the meaning of less/greater than in handle objects? Here is a simple example. classdef SimpleHandle < handle en...

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What is with all these MATLAB updates?

Why are there so many MATLAB updates lately? There are two formal releases each year, but now it's pretty much a given that one...

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Read a column of numbers and interpolate missing data

Given an input cell array of strings s, pick out the second column and turn it into a row vector of data. Missing data will be i...

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MATLAB can't see browser tab created by another tab?

Try opening a website that generates tabs. For example: [status,browser,url]=web( 'http://henke.lbl.gov/optical_constant...

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Sandia Data Archive library

Functions for reading, writing, and probing SDA files

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uigetfile DialogTitle does not show in file browser

I recently encountered the problem and submitted a bug report. The response was the issue was an operating system problem, not ...

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Remove any row in which a NaN appears

Given the matrix A, return B in which all the rows that have one or more <http://www.mathworks.com/help/techdoc/ref/nan.html NaN...

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Weighted average

Given two lists of numbers, determine the weighted average. Example [1 2 3] and [10 15 20] should result in 33.333...

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Determine whether a vector is monotonically increasing

Return true if the elements of the input vector increase monotonically (i.e. each element is larger than the previous). Return f...

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Swap the first and last columns

Flip the outermost columns of matrix A, so that the first column becomes the last and the last column becomes the first. All oth...

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Pizza!

Given a circular pizza with radius _z_ and thickness _a_, return the pizza's volume. [ _z_ is first input argument.] Non-scor...

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Find all elements less than 0 or greater than 10 and replace them with NaN

Given an input vector x, find all elements of x less than 0 or greater than 10 and replace them with NaN. Example: Input ...

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Triangle Numbers

Triangle numbers are the sums of successive integers. So 6 is a triangle number because 6 = 1 + 2 + 3 which can be displa...

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to MATLAB

Output logical "true" if the input is the answer to life, the universe and everything. Otherwise, output logical "false".

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Column Removal

Remove the nth column from input matrix A and return the resulting matrix in output B. So if A = [1 2 3; 4 5 6]; and ...

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Select every other element of a vector

Write a function which returns every other element of the vector passed in. That is, it returns the all odd-numbered elements, s...

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Determine if input is odd

Given the input n, return true if n is odd or false if n is even.

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Find the sum of all the numbers of the input vector

Find the sum of all the numbers of the input vector x. Examples: Input x = [1 2 3 5] Output y is 11 Input x ...

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Make the vector [1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10]

In MATLAB, you create a vector by enclosing the elements in square brackets like so: x = [1 2 3 4] Commas are optional, s...

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