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cancelled

Class: matlab.engine.FutureResult
Package: matlab.engine

Cancellation status of asynchronous call to MATLAB function from Python

Syntax

tf = FutureResult.cancelled()

Description

tf = FutureResult.cancelled() returns the cancellation status of a call to a MATLAB® function called asynchronously from Python®. FutureResult.cancelled returns True if a previous call to FutureResult.cancel succeeded, and False otherwise.

Output Arguments

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Cancellation status of an asynchronous function call, returned as either True or False.

Examples

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Start an endless loop in MATLAB with an asynchronous call to the eval function. Cancel it and check that the engine stopped the loop.

import matlab.engine
eng = matlab.engine.start_matlab()
ret = eng.eval("while 1; end",nargout=0,async=True)
eval_stop = ret.cancel()
tf = ret.cancelled()
print(tf)
True