5.9: Matlab Functions with No Inputs and No Outputs

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By Carey A. Smith

These built-in Matlab functions have no inputs and no returned variables, although they may display values, change the screen, or change a plot.

colorbar % For 3D plots

lc % Clears the console

The function definition of such a file would be like this:

function [] = clc()

A user could create a function with no inputs and no output variables, but it displays a figure or information. For example, a function called my_contact.m could display a user’s name and contact information:

function [] = my_contact()

Name = 'Harper Lee'

end

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