Store application-defined data
Use this function to store data in a UI. You can retrieve the data elsewhere
in your code using the
getappdata function. Both of these
functions provide a convenient way to share data between callbacks or between separate
Create a figure window. Then, get the current time using the
f = figure; val = date
val = 23-Dec-2014
Store the contents of
val using the
setappdata function. In this case,
val is stored in the figure object using the name
Retrieve the data and display it.
ans = 23-Dec-2014
obj— Graphics object in which to store the value
Graphics object in which to store the value, specified as any graphics object. The graphics object must be accessible from within the functions you plan to store and retrieve the data.
name— Name identifier
Name identifier, specified as a character vector. Select a unique name identifier that is easy to remember so that you can easily recall it when you want to retrieve the data.
setappdata(h,'mydata',5) stores the value
5 using the name
val— Value to store
Value to store, specified as any MATLAB data type.