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Uitables and widgets question

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James Hendren
James Hendren on 25 Jun 2013
I have 2 questions.
1) Can checkboxes be implemented into the UItable when building a gui.
2) If so, can rows and checkboxes be added dynamically to the UItable.

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Tom
Tom on 25 Jun 2013
Edited: Tom on 25 Jun 2013
1) Yes
2) Yes
you can change the column format of the table at any point, using the ColumnFormat field of the uitable:
T = uitable('Data',{'a',false;'b' true},...
'ColumnFormat',{[] , 'numeric'},...
'ColumnEditable',[false true]);
pause(1)
set(T,'ColumnFormat',{[],'logical'})

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James Hendren
James Hendren on 25 Jun 2013
Is your sample for question 1 or 2?

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Tom
Tom on 25 Jun 2013
2 I suppose, it's not specific to GUIDE - you can run it in the command line or paste it into a script and run it. It shows a table being created, and then the second column being converted from numeric data to logical checkboxes.

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James Hendren
James Hendren on 25 Jun 2013
I am not getting checkboxes when I run it

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James Hendren
James Hendren on 25 Jun 2013
I meant literal checkboxes from the GUIDE program

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Tom
Tom on 25 Jun 2013
I just picked it up over time. Be aware that I didn't create that code using GUIDE, I did it manually but used the same handles format that GUIDE uses. You might want to watch the 'Creating a GUI using GUIDE' video in the MATLAB help documentation
James Hendren
James Hendren on 25 Jun 2013
I have, but there is alot left out from the guide. For instance, I could not insert a checkbox into the table. Is there another source you would suggest?
Tom
Tom on 25 Jun 2013
To do it in GUIDE, you right click on the table, select Table Property Editor, then in the Columns tab there is an option to select what data format each column will take: make it 'logical'.

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James Hendren
James Hendren on 26 Jun 2013
Also, how could I install another push button "Remove Row" to delete all new created rows. Is there a way to implement add/remove buttons with GUIDE?

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