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Insert image in AppDesigner GUI

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David Alvarez
David Alvarez on 8 May 2016
Edited: Eric Sargent on 22 May 2020
I need to include PNG and JPG files inside an AppDesigner GUI, however I've not found yet a way to do it. Could anybody help me?

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Chris Portal
Chris Portal on 11 May 2016
Edited: Eric Sargent on 22 May 2020
Starting in R2019a you can use the uiimage function.
For releases R2016b to R2018b, you can plot image data into a UIAXES.
If you're looking to display image data from a file, the new App Designer button component provides an Icon property that accepts image files. You can reference the following documentation:
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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 18 Aug 2016
If you want to know whether it will be available in R2016b and you are eligible for the Preview, then download the preview and test. Information about forthcoming releases is under Non Disclosure Agreement so the people who know (one way or the other) cannot answer the question here.

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Melinda Toth-Zubairi
Melinda Toth-Zubairi on 25 Mar 2019
Starting in R2019a you can use the uiimage function to create an image component in App Designer apps. See the following post for more information.

Sean de Wolski
Sean de Wolski on 19 Oct 2016
This capability is in R2016b.

Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 8 May 2016
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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 8 May 2016
Yes. Hopefully just until the next release in September. Not being able to display images would be a major outage. I'm actually surprised they released it yet without that capability.

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