Is there a script function or variable to determine if running on desktop?

5 views (last 30 days)
Craig Anderson
Craig Anderson on 21 Mar 2018
Answered: Benjamin Großmann on 24 Apr 2018
I have a script which I run from the Matlab desktop/display. I wish to run it from the Linux command line without the desktop (using the -nodesktop option). But there are functions in the script which exit if running without the Matlab desktop. Is there a way in the script to not execute those commands if not running on the desktop?
  2 Comments

Sign in to comment.

Answers (1)

Benjamin Großmann
Benjamin Großmann on 24 Apr 2018
From the documentation:
USED = desktop('-inuse') % returns whether or not the Desktop is currently in use. It does not start the Desktop.
This function returns a logical value which you could use for some conditional statements.

Tags

Community Treasure Hunt

Find the treasures in MATLAB Central and discover how the community can help you!

Start Hunting!

Translated by