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Programatically change DTDocumentBar position

Within the Figures container (and the editor also), the list of open figures (or documents) could be positioned using the context menu, changing the bar position. Within an deployed application, I need to perform this task programatically.
How is it possible, starting from the figures container
com.mathworks.mde.desk.MLDesktop.getInstance.getGroupContainer('Figures')
or any other starting point, to either
  • extract the context menu und manually find the associated (position left) callback, or
  • directly get access to the positioning command via something like
Something.DTDocumentBar.setPosition(LEFT)
Thanks for any answer.

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Answer by Alexander Mering on 21 Mar 2014
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Meanwhile I got help on this topic.
When being in contact with matlab support on another issue, the kind person there helped me. The solution is:
com.mathworks.mde.desk.MLDesktop.getInstance.setDocumentBarPosition('Figures',7)
Thanks matlab support.
Alexander

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Answer by Thierry Dalon on 21 Mar 2014

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Hello Thierry,
thanks for the reply. I completely forgot my question here.
The link you provided was actually a blog-post by myself. From there, the question comes.
Alexander

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