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Class: handle

Delete handle object




delete(h) deletes a handle object, but does not clear the handle variable from the workspace. The handle variable is not valid once the handle object has been deleted.

Subclasses of handle can implement a method named delete to perform cleanup tasks just before MATLAB® destroys an object of the class. MATLAB calls the delete method of any handle object when the object is destroyed. The subclass delete method must meet certain criteria. For information on implementing a class destructor for a subclass of handle, see Handle Class Destructor.

Input Arguments

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Object to destroy, specified as a handle object variable.



To learn about attributes of methods, see Method Attributes.