# Matlab GUI: changing multiple lines static text

by robuLAB
Tags: lines, matlab, multiple, static, text
 P: 5 hi, I'm ran into a problem while creating a Matlab GUI and I can't seem to find out why. I'm trying to get multiple lines in one static text. I set the 'max' property on 12 and then wrote the following code to test: A='a';B='b';C='c';D='d';E='e';F='f';G='g';H='h';I='i';J='j';K='k';L='l'; set(handles.text1,'String',[A;B;C;D;E;F;G;H;I;J;K;L]); that seems to work fine, but when I change A to for example 'this is a test', I get an error saying there's something wrong with my set instruction. I can't seem to be able to display more than one letter for each string. Can anyone help me with this?
 Sci Advisor PF Gold P: 478 Try setting all of your elements as cells (with the braces) so that you end up with a cell array of strings rather than a character array - your error may have something to do with that because with a character array, if A,B,C, etc. cannot have a different number of elements. e.g.: A={'blah blah whatever'};

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