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set a matlab path to a 'private' folder

set a matlab path to a 'private' folder

set a matlab path to a 'private' folder


I'm trying to run a matlab code that I've downloaded from the web (its author made it publicly available on his site). The code consists of a main function that calls up several other functions. It is in a folder with several subfolders, one of which is called 'private'. Matlab doesn't let me set a path to this folder, and when I try running the main function, I get an error that a function in the private folder is inaccessible. Any way out?

Thank you,


RE: set a matlab path to a 'private' folder

Here's one thought: open windows explorer (windows-E key combo), navigate to the folder, right click, and adjust the settings in "general" and "security" tabs to make it as accessible as possible.

(2B)+(2B)'  ?

RE: set a matlab path to a 'private' folder

How does the main function reference the function in the private folder? Does it use a 'cd' command? You could always locate where in the code the path change occurs, and just change the name.

RE: set a matlab path to a 'private' folder

Thank you all very much for helping.

I now realized that my problem was not related to the private folder, but to some mex functions within it. A private folder contains functions that are available only to its parent folder and one actually is not supposed to set a path to it. Apologies for not investigating this properly before posting my question, and thanks again.


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