How to rename a flash drive using matlab?

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Daniya Zafar
Daniya Zafar on 11 May 2022
Commented: Daniya Zafar on 11 May 2022
I want to create a GUI using MATLAB appdesigner in which I can rename a connected flash drive.
Current name: USB DISK (E:)
NEW name:Sam's Flash Drive
Any suggestions are much appreciated.
Thanks

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Jonas
Jonas on 11 May 2022
this is possible via windows command line. You can access the windows command line via matlab using the system() command
system('label e: YourNewName')
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Daniya Zafar
Daniya Zafar on 11 May 2022
I figured it out.
  1. concatenate strings using strcat
  2. convert the resulting string to char
driveLetter = char(strcat("label " , app.DriveLetterDropDown.Value," Sams FD")); % results in 'label E: Sams FD'
cmd = system(driveLetter);

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