Enhanced help--improve your workflow

version 1.0.0.0 (9.64 KB) by John Iversen
Simple enhancement to help listings: adds hyperlinks to open files for editing.

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Updated Tue, 05 Sep 2006 09:26:41 +0000

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Now you can open up m-files for editing directly from help listings.

1) Adds an 'Edit this file' link at the end of every help listing for individual functions. Clicking opens file in editor.

2) Contents pages have an edit hyperlink by each file name and an 'Edit this directory's Contents file' to edit the Contents file itself.

It's simple, but surprisingly useful and has been a timesaver in navigating project files, so I would like to share it.

See screenshot for examples of this in use.

Background: Help already shows hyperlinks to other help pages and documentation. This is a simple extension of that concept to link to files directly for editing.

Possible uses: Use Contents pages as a hub for editing your files. A simple form of project management. Keep Contents pages up to date. Easily explore new functions, or work on old ones.

See files for more details.

Cite As

John Iversen (2022). Enhanced help--improve your workflow (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/12118-enhanced-help-improve-your-workflow), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R14SP1
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