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dotReference

Class: matlab.mixin.indexing.RedefinesDot
Package: matlab.mixin.indexing

Customize handling of object index references that begin with dots

Syntax

varargout = dotReference(obj,indexOp)

Description

varargout = dotReference(obj,indexOp) handles index referencing operations that begin with dots and index into fields that are inaccessible or nonexistent, such as obj.PrivateProp or obj.NotAProp{1}(2). The method returns the indexed values from obj. The indexOp object contains the indices being referenced.

Input Arguments

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Object that implements customized parentheses indexing by inheriting from matlab.mixin.indexing.RedefinesDot.

Types of indexing operations and indices referenced, specified as an array of IndexingOperation objects. For a dot reference, the first object in the array has a Type property of Dot.

Output Arguments

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The indexed values returned from the reference operation, specified as a cell array.

Attributes

Accessprotected
Abstracttrue

To learn about attributes of methods, see Method Attributes.

Examples

For an example of a scalar struct class that implements custom dot indexing, see matlab.mixin.indexing.RedefinesDot.

Version History

Introduced in R2012b