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Get files impacted by changes to specified project files

Since R2021a



impactedfiles = listImpactedFiles(proj,files) returns the names of the project files that require the specified files to run.


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Open the Times Table App project. Use currentProject to create a project object.

proj = currentProject;

Make a change to timesTableGame.m.

fid = fopen('source/timesTableGame.m','a');
fwrite(fid,'% Add simple comment');

Get the files impacted by the modified files.

modifiedfiles = listModifiedFiles(proj);
impactedfiles = listImpactedFiles(proj,modifiedfiles)
impactedfiles = 

  6×1 string array


Input Arguments

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Project, specified as a matlab.project.Project object. Use currentProject to create a project object from the currently loaded project.

Path of project files including file extensions, specified as a cell array of character vectors, a string array, or a ProjectFile object array. Specify files as absolute file paths or paths relative to the project root folder. The files must be within the project root folder.

Output Arguments

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Impacted project files, returned as a string array.

Version History

Introduced in R2021a