APP designed in MATLAB not starting
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David King on 3 Aug 2021
Commented: WTxnitz on 17 Mar 2022
I downloaded a MATLAB app via a .mlappinstall file. When I try to open the app, I get the following message: Function: 'GUI_Gas_Sensor' in the current folder shadows the app entry point. Change the current foler and execute the app again.
How can I get the app to open properly? Is there some sort of installation error?
Ananya Tewari on 6 Aug 2021
Apparently there is another function named 'GUI_Gas_Sensor' in your current directory which shadows the app entry point. As suggested by the message Change the current foler and execute the app again, you can try moving your .mlapp to a new directory and execute the app again. There is also a chance that the .mlappinstall file itself has some problems, in that case you need to verify from the source where you downloaded the file.
WTxnitz on 17 Mar 2022
I had not used the app install in a while, and I was inadvertently using a different procedure from before.
Previously, I had been putting the mlapp and installer files in a different directory.
Once I reverted to the proper method, no more errors. My bad.
Apologies to all.
So to be clear, the mlapp and installer files must be in a different directory from the working directory.
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