Create a shortcut to a file in a script

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Edward
Edward on 15 Oct 2013
Commented: Jan on 15 Oct 2013
Hi, i have two problems,
I need to check if a folder exists, it not i create a folder.
After this i need to create a shortcut to a text file in this new or existing folder.
How do i check if a folder exists and create a file shortcut in MATLAB?
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Jan
Jan on 15 Oct 2013
What exactly is "a shortcut" here?

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Matthew Crema
Matthew Crema on 15 Oct 2013
To create a folder if it does not exist:
if ~exist(foldername,'dir')
mkdir(foldername)
end
To create a shortcut you might use your operating system's appropriate command. Type "help system" at the MATLAB command line.

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