stupid question / pass Variables in a GUI

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hey folks, two simple questions :D
function GetData_Callback(hObject, eventdata, handles)
x = str3num(get(handles.editbox1,'String'))
function UseData_Callback(hObject, eventdata, handles)
y = x +1
disp(y)
How can I pass x form the 1st Button to the 2nd Button ?

Accepted Answer

Michael Haderlein
Michael Haderlein on 28 Jul 2014
Do you necessarily need to create x in the GetData_Callback? Why not just in the UseData_Callback? If you really need it this way, just initialize the variable x in the main function (before the callbacks start). Then the variable will be valid in the entire file (in all subfunctions).

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Ben11
Ben11 on 28 Jul 2014
You can use the handles structure of your GUI to store variables.
eg:
function GetData_Callback(hObject, eventdata, handles)
handles.x = str3num(get(handles.editbox1,'String')) % store in handles structure
guidata(handles,hObject) % update structure
function UseData_Callback(hObject, eventdata, handles)
y = handles.x +1
disp(y)
That should work :)

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