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Subdirectories in a custom package

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I created a toolbox package using the Packager tool integrated in MATLAB (version R2014b). In my toolbox, the functions are organised in subdirectories like base, graphics, etc. Also some functions are in the root directory of the toolbox, which is specified as a toolbox folder in the Packager.
When I installed the package on other computer, it occurred that only functions situated in the root toolbox directory could be called. The subdirectory functions could not be found.
It seems that the Packager adds only the root directory of a toolbox to MATLAB search path. Is there any way to specify the subdirectories to be added to the search path too? Or I have to put all my functions in a single folder?


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Sean de Wolski
Sean de Wolski on 15 Dec 2014
I'd recommend contacting tech support on this one. It's reproducible and no easy workaround other than unpackaging your directory structure seems to exist:


Gaik Tamazian
Gaik Tamazian on 16 Dec 2014
Thanks, Sean. It seems that all functions must be located in the top level of the toolbox folder according to the documentation. I've also checked other MATLAB toolboxes and they contain all their functions in a single folder.
Sean de Wolski
Sean de Wolski on 16 Dec 2014
I think one workaround might be to have a command in your top-level directory that explicitly adds the other directories to the path. But this kind of defeats the whole point of toolbox packaging.

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