Files and Folders
MATLAB® Mobile™ supports the following functionality for folder management:
Create, rename, and delete folders directly in the File Browser.
To create a new folder: Tap and select New folder. Enter a valid folder name and tap Create.
To rename or delete a folder, swipe the folder name left (iOS) or tap next to the folder name (Android), and select either Rename or Delete. On some more recent versions of iOS, you can also delete a folder when you press on the folder and hold. If you choose Rename, you must enter a valid folder name.
To refresh the folder list, pull down.
You can also open, copy, move, rename, and delete folders by using the MATLAB commands at the command line.
To browse different folders, tap the folder you want to look through. You can navigate through your MATLAB Drive™ using the breadcrumb.
To change the current working folder while using the command line, enter the
cd command with the folder name you want to switch to.
Files stored on your MATLAB Drive are accessible from the File Browser inside MATLAB Mobile.
In the iOS Files app you can also open MATLAB
.mlx files from any of your configured
drives. Before opening, the file is automatically copied to your MATLAB
Drive. Subsequent changes are saved to that copy.
To access your computer files when your MATLAB Mobile session is connected to the Cloud, first upload the files from your computer to your MATLAB Drive. For instructions, see Upload Files from Desktop or Laptop.
MATLAB Mobile supports the following functionality for file management:
You can create, open, rename, and delete files directly in the File Browser.
To create a new MATLAB
.mscript or other text file, tap and select New Script. Enter a valid file name. For a
.mfile, the name must be a valid MATLAB name (must start with a letter and contain only letters, numbers and underscores).
To delete a file, swipe the file name left (iOS) or tap the three dots next to the file name (Android), and then tap Delete.
To rename a file, swipe the file name left and tap the gray box with three dots (iOS), or tap the three dots next to the file name (Android), and then tap Rename. Enter a valid file name.
On some more recent versions of iOS, you can also copy the file path, rename, and delete a file when you press on the file and hold.
You can also open, copy, move, rename, and delete files by using the appropriate command at the MATLAB command line. For example, to open a file, enter the following at the command line:
filenameis the name of the file you want to open.