# Walter Roberson

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multiple colorbars in one figure

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Using an anonymous function handle as input into another function handle

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use the 'patch' function with different results (using different matrices)

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How to test if equation in .p file is linear.

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Isosurface plots appear 2d when used with subplot

MATLAB has divides graphics calls into "high level" and "low level". "High level" calls check whether hold is on, and if not...

24 hours ago | 1

Problems with savepath in R2023b

On a shared system, users should not have write access to pathdef.m inside the MATLAB installation directory. If this is not a ...

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I'm trying to make a for loop that has if statments that use the increments from my i to run them. How can I make this work, it won't run.

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Using lsqnonlin and getting the message Error line 218.

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Algorithm 1. Set time step (increment) 2. set max number of time steps 3. start with ground values of temperature at x=0, y=0, z=0, theta=0, and a particular value of fi 4. co

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How do I use single precision numbers in a summation? My result is not coming out as expected.

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I can not run my function file for zohplot

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How to Find Duplicate Entries and give popup message in the 50 different Edit Field in MATLAB App Designer ?

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Number of values stored are more than the ratio of stop Time/Step size ?

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Error 2, 753 when trying to activate key

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error to assign string in field struct's

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Licence manager changes / Activate and manage devices

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ascribe zeros to an array

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3 days ago | 0

How can I resolve the error in output for a WSN simulation in MATLAB

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how to use vpasolve to solve the equation sin(x)==0 in the range of (0,5] instead of [0,5]?

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Subs returns empty sym n-by-0

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Iterate through a matrix to find specific entry

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Strange limitations on script files?

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4 days ago | 0

Why is triplequad not recommended? In my case it works better than integral3

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What is a simple way to check if a collection of vectors all have the same number of elements

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Why isn't my code iterating more than once?

r1_real=me(1,K); r2_real=me(2,K); b1_real=me(3,K); b2_real=me(4,K); Those are all scalars. x=(r1_real(1,K).^2-r2_real(1,K)....

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convert patch structure to graph() object?

Is there an easier / better way to convert a patch() faces / vertices structure to a graph object? %Where S is a struct with fa...

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answershow to set y-axis as log scale?

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calculate volume from iso-surface coordinates (x,y,z).

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Accepting multiple values for a function. I want my function to accept multiple values for beta

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The function textscan is problematic and has serious bug!

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