Functions are program files that accept inputs and return outputs. To run functions that require input argument values or any other additional setup from the Editor, configure the Run button.
To configure the Run button in the Editor, click Run and add one or more run commands.
Create the function
myfunction.m that performs a
calculation using the inputs
stores the results in
function z = myfunction(x,y) z = x.^2 + y;
Go to the Editor tab and click Run . MATLAB® displays the list of commands available for running the function.
Click the last item in the list and replace the text type code to
run with a call to the function including the required input
arguments. For example, enter the text
myfunction(1:10,5) to run
myfunction with the
5, and store the
results in the variable
result. MATLAB replaces the default command with the newly added command.
To run multiple commands at once, enter the commands on the same line. For
example, enter the text
a = 1:10; b = 5; result =
myfunction(a,b) to create the variables
b and then call
b as the input arguments.
If you define a run command that creates a variable with the same name as a variable in the base workspace, the run command variable overwrites the base workspace variable when you run that run command.
Run button. MATLAB runs the function using the first run command in the list. For
Run to run
myfunction using the
result = myfunction(1:10,5). MATLAB displays the result in the Command Window.
result = 6 9 14 21 30 41 54 69 86
To run the function using a different run command from the list, click Run and select the desired command. When you select a run command from the list, it becomes the default for the Run button.
To edit or delete an existing run command, click Run , right-click the command, and then select Edit or Delete.
Running live functions using the Run button is not supported in the Live Editor. To run a live function, call it from the Command Window or from a script or live script.