Use icons of different shapes for push button in AppDesigner

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street_car
street_car on 5 Nov 2021
Commented: street_car on 6 Nov 2021
Hello,
I would like to use icons of different shapes for some push buttons in my app simply for improving the visual aesthetics and user experience. For example, icons like MATLAB's run button which is a green triangle, but not a green triangle in a rectangular/square box. I tried using the button property Icon as described here: https://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/matlab.ui.control.button-properties.html. But this simply puts the picture of the icon inside the rectangular push button. I would like something like this (with the gray space here being the canvas, not a box containing the icon)
Appreciate any inputs.
Thanks!

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Sean de Wolski
Sean de Wolski on 6 Nov 2021
Edited: Sean de Wolski on 6 Nov 2021
You could use a uiimage instead. Then set it's ImageClickedFcn instead of ButtonPushedFcn callback.

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