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SettingsGroup

Group of settings and subgroup objects

Description

A SettingsGroup is an object within the settings hierarchical tree. At the top of the tree is the root SettingsGroup. Each SettingsGroup can contain a collection of other SettingsGroup and Setting objects.

Creation

Access the root SettingsGroup object using the settings function. For example:

s = settings

Object Functions

addSettingAdd new setting
addGroupAdd new settings group
removeGroupRemove settings group
removeSettingRemove setting
hasGroupDetermine if settings group exists
hasSettingDetermine if setting exists in settings group

Examples

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Get and set the value for the maximum column width for comments in MATLAB®.

Get the root SettingsGroup object and view the active value for the maximum column width for comments in MATLAB.

s = settings
s.matlab.editor.language.matlab.comments.MaxWidth.ActiveValue
ans =
  int32
   75

Set the temporary value for the maximum column width for comments in MATLAB.

s.matlab.editor.language.matlab.comments.MaxWidth.TemporaryValue = 80
s.matlab.editor.language.matlab.comments.MaxWidth.ActiveValue
ans =
  int32
   80
Introduced in R2018a