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Sean de Wolski

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I like to be outside. But if I'm inside, I like to be using MATLAB.

I'm a Senior Application Engineer at MathWorks and civil/structural engineer by education.

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Smart indent new bheaviour (removing whitespaces) is messing with Git
This isn't a direct answer to your question but a couple ideas: 1) In my opinion, the new behavior is smarter. There shouldn't...

21 days ago | 0

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Can Matlab append figures to an existing PDF file?
In newer releases you can do this with exportgraphics. See the section on appending.

3 months ago | 0

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Creating Geometry for PDE model
What about the doc example isn't sufficient for you? It literally creates a rectangle. geometryFromEdges

3 months ago | 0

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Capitalize 1st word of an character array
s = "99this" firstletter = letterBoundary("start")+lettersPattern(1) replace(s, firstletter, upper(extract(s, firstletter)))

4 months ago | 0

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Can you rotate a shape based on quiver direction?
Look at hgtransform

4 months ago | 0

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Find and Replace (MATLAB)
strip(extractAfter('Adak Island, AK',",")) And see the other fun methods of string to figure out how to manipulate the part you...

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Is there a built-in function to validate a class property that should be a cell array?
I think you'll have to write your own. Must be underlying type is for distributed, gpuArrays and others that masquerade as the ...

4 months ago | 0

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How to vectorize the following operations?
This ought to do it for you in one shot. pagemtimes d = 4; n = 5; A = rand(d,d,n); x = rand(d,n); y = rand(d,n); % for-...

4 months ago | 0

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How can I avoid errors related to a datatip when deleting a figure?
Not sure why you're parenting to [], that doesn't make sense. Just delete the figure with your MWE works fine. (Still probably...

4 months ago | 0

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Create tables based on partial match in variable names in other table
Convert your cellstrs to strings string(t.Properties.VariableNames) Then you can use any of the easy string matching functions...

5 months ago | 0

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Help with code, writematrix not working. Please help fix
which -all writematrix which -all mpower

5 months ago | 0

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How do I pass by reference, a structure to a function (an .m file) in an argument list?
Author a simple handle class that has the structure as a property classdef referenceStruct < handle properties S s...

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How do I pass an object into a timer callback function?
Pass cam in with an anonymous function when you create the timer cam = camera t = timer(TimerFcn=@(~,~)checkFinished(cam)) ...

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Show viscircles results in App Designer
Specify the app UIAxes as the first input a = uiaxes; % replace with you app.UIAxes imshow('coins.png',Parent=a) [centers,rad...

5 months ago | 1

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Extracting xyzpoints from Point Cloud
The location is the xyz points and it's 2d, not 3d like how you're indexing it. points3d = ptCloud.Location.'; Would give you...

5 months ago | 1

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Creating tables on MS Word
This is exactly what the MATLAB Report Generator does really well. Look at the sections on tables and images, here: https://ww...

5 months ago | 0

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How to publish as pdf from command tab
Open the function and go to the publish tab in the toolstrip. From there, click the dropdown under the publish icon for settings...

5 months ago | 1

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Is it a good idea to overload subsref to mimic MATLAB's griddedInterpolant behavior?
Personally, i.e. not speaking for my corporate overlords, I don't like this design pattern. I prefer a well-named "evaluate" me...

7 months ago | 1

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How to fix auto-reflow issues?
In 21b you can remove autoreflow from the Canvas Tab>Convert. They named the feature to remove it after me because I was in the...

7 months ago | 0

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Why Matlab does not see Python?
Looks like you have 32-bit python. You need 64-bit Python.

7 months ago | 0

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Convert python numpy 2D array to matlab 2D array
What is the underlying python class of your ndarray? It doesn't seem to be recognized by double. Here, I create it with int8 a...

7 months ago | 1

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Using function of newer MATLAB version in older version
Sounds like you might be looking for wrapTo360 et al. in Mapping Toolbox: https://www.mathworks.com/help/releases/R2021b/map/re...

7 months ago | 0

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Create Text Box in PowerPoint file
All you have to do is set X/Y/Width/Height properties of the TextBox presentation element. See this example that does exactly w...

7 months ago | 0

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Call a MATLAB function from .NET program
https://www.mathworks.com/help/releases/R2021b/matlab/matlab_external/call-matlab-function-from-c-client.html

9 months ago | 0

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Generating an STL of a paraboloid surface made out of hexagons
1) yes 2) Look at stlwrite and triangulation.

9 months ago | 1

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surf indices reversed?
I think you're seeing the difference between meshgrid and ndgrid. Meshgrid is used for plotting, ndgrid for matrix/tensor work ...

9 months ago | 1

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Sending input() from Python API
This works if you start the MATLAB engine with the desktop: import matlab.engine eng = matlab.engine.start_matlab('-desktop'...

9 months ago | 0

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How can I iterate across the opposite diagonal?
full(flip(gallery('tridiag', 8, 4, 6, 4), 2))

9 months ago | 0

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How Can I create a function as a string
function grade=mygrade(grade) arguments grade(1,1) string = input('Write the grade:';'s') end grade = lo...

10 months ago | 0

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how to change back to the right base for answers?
Or just call format short

10 months ago | 0

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