Easy programatic GUI Layout

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Automatic placement of objects in a GUI - Easy Design Graphical User Interfaces


Updated 6 May 2014

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Automatically place the objects in a programatically created GUI, You can easily create panels, editboxes, text, listboxes, pushbuttons and more, without having to calculate its position, just a few setups for this function and it will do all the placements automatically for you.
%LAYCONTROL creates uicontrols within a figure's region or uipanel.
%% Description:
% Function LCONTROL creates diferent uicontrols un a figure's
% region or a uipanel, it starts filling the region with consecutive calls
% of the function using a left-to-right and top-to-bottom algorithm to
% ensure that all the uicontrols created are contained in the region or
% panel.
%% Use examples:
% h = layControl(hParent,'align','Center','tall',20, ...
% 'width',100, 'separation',2, 'region',[.5 0.5 0.5 0.5]);
% h = layControl(hparent,'panel',[0.5 0.5 0.35 0.35],...
% 'title','My panel', 'BackGroundColor',[.5 .5 .5]);
% [h, hCap] = layControl(hParent,'nextLine','caption','Type here', ...
% 'BackGroundColor','b',...
% 'Style','Edit','String','Edit here');
% h = layControl(hParent,'goBack',3,'Style','togglebutton');
% h = layControl(hParent,'style','popupmenu',...
% 'string',{'One','Two'},...
% 'Callback',@changeSelection);

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Roberto (2023). Easy programatic GUI Layout (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/46509-easy-programatic-gui-layout), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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Edited the description of the file to get a better understanding of usage

Added an example of how to use the function