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addShortcut

Add shortcut to project

Description

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shortcut = addShortcut(proj,file) adds a shortcut to the specified file in the project. In projects, a shortcut can be used to perform common project tasks such as opening important files and loading data.

To set the shortcut to run at startup or shutdown, see Specify Startup and Shutdown Files.

Examples

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Open the Times Table App project. Use currentProject to create a project object from the currently loaded project.

matlab.project.example.timesTable
proj = currentProject;

Create a new file.

filepath = fullfile(proj.RootFolder,"newvariables.mat");
save(filepath)

Add this new file to the project.

projectFile = addFile(proj,filepath)

Add a new shortcut to the new file.

shortcut = addShortcut(proj,filepath);
shortcut = 

  Shortcut with properties:

     Name: "newvariables"
    Group: "General"
     File: "C:\myProjects\examples\TimesTableApp\newvariables.mat"

Input Arguments

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Project, specified as a matlab.project.Project object. Use currentProject to create a project object from the currently loaded project.

Path of the shortcut file, including the file extension, specified as a character vector or string scalar. Specify the path relative to the project root folder. The file must be within the project root folder.

Output Arguments

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Shortcut object containing information about the shortcut.

Introduced in R2019a