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version 1.0.0.0 (1.46 KB) by Andrew Bliss
Changes the figure name to equal the figure title.

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Updated 29 Sep 2011

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SETNAME sets the figure name to equal the figure title.
With many figure windows open, SETNAME makes it easier to disinguish
which is which in the taskbar.
SETNAME(AX) uses the axis AX instead of the current axis.
If the figure has no title, SETNAME uses the axis labels instead.

I also put the following in my STARTUP file to turn off the default figure numbering:
set(0,'defaultfigurenumbertitle','off')

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Andrew Bliss (2020). setname (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/33076-setname), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (2)

arnold

thanks... Another example of mere trivial functionality, that should just be included in the release version :)

I love this...it's brilliant!

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Created with R2007a
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