How do I fix receiving "Caught throwable while adding doc set item to doc set builder: null" in the command window after Startup?

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Bryan H.
Bryan H. on 11 Nov 2018
Answered: Andrea Blumer on 14 May 2020
Version 2018b 64-bit on Windows 10, only MATLAB 9.5 installed (no add-ons). I have tried reinstalling the program and resetting to the default path but none of those have worked. I have tried searching around on the web but it seems as though barely anyone else has this issue. Please let me know what other info I should provide to solve this issue.
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Kunihide Hirai
Kunihide Hirai on 9 May 2019
Try again with administrator privileges when installing Matlab.
Or, if there is the same version of Matlab installed on Windows 7 etc., the error will not occur if you copy and save the missing file in the Help folder from the old PC.
The following five types of files and folders are missing (in the case of the Japanese version):
helpsearch-v2
helpsearch-v2_ja_JP
docset.xml
documetation-center.html
documentation-center_ja_JP.html

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amin ya
amin ya on 20 May 2019
I solved the problem by reintsalling MATLAB.

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thijs schrama
thijs schrama on 7 May 2019
same problem here 2018b

Wuyang Chen
Wuyang Chen on 19 May 2019
same problem

Paul Dorrell
Paul Dorrell on 21 Apr 2020
I got this problem after removing MATLAB 2019b and reinstalling it ... the original problem had been ...
Caught "std::exception" Exception message is:
Bundle#315 start failed: Loading C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2019b\bin\win64\builtins\sl_graphical_classes\mwsl_graphical_classes_builtinimpl.dllfailed with error: %1 is not a valid Win32 application.
after reinstalling, this went away and now I'm getting:
Caught throwable while adding doc set item to doc set builder: null
Caught throwable while adding doc set item to doc set builder: null
So far, I can see what harm this is doing .. but it would be nice to know.

Andrea Blumer
Andrea Blumer on 14 May 2020
same problem 2019b

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