Using MATLAB App Installer
appinfo = matlab.apputil.install(appfile)
Examples: Install App and Display Information About the Installation
Assume you have downloaded an app from File Exchange named
EmployeeData. Install it and return information about the installation to the variable
appinfo. Later, if you decide to deinstall the app programmatically, you have the app id required to do so.
appinfo = matlab.apputil.install... ('C:\myguis\myapps\EmployeeData.mlappinstall')
appinfo = id: 'EmployeeDataApp' name: 'EmployeeData' status: 'installed' location: 'C:\myguis\myapps\EmployeeData.mlappinstall'
appfile — Full or partial path to
.mlappinstall file character vector | string scalar
Full or partial path of the app file you want to install, specified as a character vector or string scalar.
appinfo — Information about installed app structure
Information about the installed app, returned as a structure with the fields:
status — Installation status
Installation status, returned as one of the following:
'installed'— New app is installed.
'updated'— Previously installed app is updated.
id — Unique identifier character vector
Unique identifier for the installed app, returned as a character vector.
The ID is for use when running or uninstalling the app programmatically.
location — Folder where app is installed character vector
Folder where app is installed, returned as a character vector.
name — Name of installed app character vector
Name of installed app as it appears in the apps gallery, returned as a character vector.