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Calling a function from a script

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Kyle Donk
Kyle Donk on 17 Jan 2020
Commented: Stephen Cobeldick on 18 Jan 2020
I'm trying to call a function from a script, but everything that I have seen and read on how to do so has not been helpful. Would someone please show me an example of calling a function from a script? I would really appreciate it.

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James Tursa
James Tursa on 17 Jan 2020
You call the function just like you would call it from the command line or from another function. There is no difference in the syntax. Are you trying to have the function code in the same file as the script code? Or ...?
Stephen Cobeldick
Stephen Cobeldick on 18 Jan 2020
Kyle Donk's "Answer" moved here:
Yes, it's in the same file, just a different script.

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 18 Jan 2020
Example of calling a function from a script:
x = input('Input x ');
y = xsquared(x);
disp(y)
function y = xsquared(x)
y = x.*x;
end

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James Tursa
James Tursa on 18 Jan 2020
Caveat: Only for later versions of MATLAB. Earlier versions would not allow this.
Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 18 Jan 2020
Earlier versions would require that the function be stored in a separate file.

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