image thumbnail

Loads Preferences File

version 1.0.0.0 (1.62 KB) by Tiago
This function loads a .mat file containing a structure and appends all the loaded fields and respect

217 Downloads

Updated 10 Nov 2011

View License

This function loads a .mat file containing a structure and appends all the loaded fields and respective values to an older structure.
Any new fields are simply added.

This is very useful when working with preferences files, where you may create a structure with the default values and then load the user preferences from previously saved file.
If for instance, the user file is older and doesn't contain newer fields, the default ones with fill the spots.

PREFS_NEW = LOAD_PREF_FILE(PREFS_DEFAULT, PREFS_FILE) , PREFS_DEFAULT and PREFS_NEW are structure type. PREFS_FILE is a string containing the file name to be loaded.

Cite As

Tiago (2021). Loads Preferences File (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/33715-loads-preferences-file), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2011a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

Community Treasure Hunt

Find the treasures in MATLAB Central and discover how the community can help you!

Start Hunting!