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Method syntax, attributes, and purpose

Methods are the operations defined by a class. Methods can overload MATLAB® functions to perform the operations on objects of the class. MATLAB determines which method or function to call based on the dominant argument. Class constructor methods create objects of the class and must follow specific rules.


methodsClass method names
ismethodDetermine if object has specified method


matlab.metadata.MethodDescribe MATLAB class method


Method Use

Method Types

Methods That Overload Functions