source: trunk/src/update_menu.m @ 19

Last change on this file since 19 was 19, checked in by gostiaux, 11 years ago

the private files have been moved down to the root folder

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1%'update_menu': find an input string in a menu, add it to the menu at the penultimate position if it does not exist
2%-----------------------------------------------
3% function menu_str=update_menu(handle,strinput)
4%
5% OUTPUT:
6% menu_str: new menu; cell of strings
7%
8% INPUT:
9% handle: handle of the menu to modify (listbox uicontrol)
10% strinput: char string to detect or add in the menu
11
12function menu_str=update_menu(handle,strinput)
13menu_str=get(handle,'String');
14nbmenu=length(menu_str);
15ichoice=0;%default
16for imenu=1:nbmenu
17    if isequal(menu_str{imenu},strinput)
18       ichoice=imenu;
19    end
20end
21if ichoice==0%the input string does not exist in the menu
22    menu_str{nbmenu+1}=menu_str{nbmenu};%shift  the last item ('more...')
23    menu_str{nbmenu}=strinput;
24    set(handle,'String',menu_str)
25    ichoice=nbmenu;
26end
27set(handle,'Value',ichoice)
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