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How to replace MATLAB icon from a figure window?

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How to replace or delete the MATLAB icon (the peaks) from a figure window?
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Bruno Luong
Bruno Luong on 30 Jan 2011
Replacing or altering figure icons violates Matlab license agreement.

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Paulo Silva
Paulo Silva on 30 Jan 2011
replace FIGUREHANDLE with your figure handle, test with gcf
replace PATH with the path, name and extension of the icon for example
C:\Program Files (x86)\MATLAB\R2008b\toolbox\systemtest\systemtest\icons\StopElement.gif
warning('off','MATLAB:HandleGraphics:ObsoletedProperty:JavaFrame');
jframe=get(FIGUREHANDLE,'javaframe');
jIcon=javax.swing.ImageIcon('PATH');
jframe.setFigureIcon(jIcon);

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Siddharth Shankar
Siddharth Shankar on 30 Jan 2011
As Bruno says, that would be a breach of the MathWorks license agreement. Specific details here:
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Vieniava
Vieniava on 31 Jan 2011
Siddarth, thanks for pointing out the reference to license agreement
Vieniava
Vieniava on 31 Jan 2011
Jan Simon, thanks. I think this is too rigid, especially when someone has got commercial license for Matlab/Compiler and sells own software.

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Antony
Antony on 4 Feb 2024
Edited: Antony on 4 Feb 2024
This answer is pretty old and I've bumped into it a few times, so for the sake of new users,
here's how its done. (BTW, I'm assuming a UI figure).
fig = uifigure("WindowStyle","alwaysontop");
fig.Position = [500 500 1000 445];
pathToMLAPP = fileparts(mfilename('fullpath'));
fig.Icon = fullfile(pathToMLAPP, 'my_icon.png');

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