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The label component of an edit field is not showing in component browser of app designer

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I am using appdesigner. I added an edit field (which includes an "edit field" and an "edit field label". I changed the name of the edit field to "Env6", and the tag of the edit field changed to "Env6EditField", but the associated label is just called "Label". I want the label to be renamed to "Env6EditFieldLabel", in concordance with my other edit fields & labels, but I can't find the label component in the appdesigners component browser.
If I debug from within a callback, I can see that there is a field of "app" called "Label" (i.e. isfield(app,'Label')==1), but it isn't editable with the appdesigner GUI and not visible in component browser.
How do I edit this?

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Andrew on 1 Dec 2022
Edited: Andrew on 2 Dec 2022
I figured it out! If you right click on the relevant object in "Component Browser", there is a checkbox for viewing the associated label. Here's a screenshot example for anyone having similar issues:

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cr on 1 Dec 2022
Edited: cr on 1 Dec 2022
I don't think Label for an edit field exists as a separate object (at least not in very recent versions). It's a part of the editfield object and accessible via the editfield object's Label property. In your case the label can be accessed as app.Env6EditField.Label.
cr on 5 Dec 2022
You are right. Never noticed it, never needed it. Not sure what purpose it's serving since the object can be accessed using the label property.
Andrew on 6 Dec 2022
Just to be absolutely clear for any future matlab users who see this thread- in my version of matlab, the label property you describe does not exist. Again, it does not exist.
For example, if there is a component called "EditField", then there will be an associated component called "EditFieldLabel". However, the label component that is associated with "EditField" is not a property of "EditField". in code:
the above expression evaluates as false because the label field does not exist.
I am being thorough here for 2 reasons:
  1. cr -- I don't want other users to be confused by your comment if they have the same version of matlab as me.
  2. I don't understand why the label components would ever be separated. This is silly behavior. Maybe a @MathWorks Support Team employee will see this and reunite the labels with their parent components. Pretty please?

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