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Homework Help: MATLAB 'system' function help

  1. Aug 26, 2010 #1
    I need to call the system function to open up several other matlab terminals and call a function I wrote that will have variable input. I have tried a lot of different methods but to no avail. This is basically what I'm trying to do.

    for i = 1:numberOfTerminals

    system('C:\MATLAB\R2009b\bin\matlab -r myFunction(var1*i,var2)')


    I get errors saying the variables are undefined.

    I have tried


    system(['C:\MATLAB\R2009b\bin\matlab -r myFunction(', var1*i, var2, ')' ]);


    system(['C:\MATLAB\R2009b\bin\matlab -r myFunction(%var1*i%,%var2%)' ]);


    Thanks for the help!
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 26, 2010 #2
    I solved it myself.

    For those interested, it can be done..

    str = ['C:\MATLAB\R2009b\bin\matlab -r Func(', num2str(var1), ',' ,num2str(var2) ',',num2str(var3), ')'];

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