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How do I make a system to add and delete tabs in a GUI with App Designer?

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I am trying to add a tab system to my GUI where a menu button will allow you to add new tabs. Deleting tabs is simple with the delete() function, I can't figure out how to add buttons. I used the following callback to try to add them, but I get the error "Unrecognized property 'new_tab' for class 'tab_test'."
function AddTabMenuSelected(app, event)
app.new_tab = uitab(app.TabGroup);
app.new_tab.Title = "New tab";
I have been building this with App Designer using callbacks.
Does anyone know how to go about implementing this, or know if this is even possible?

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Mohammad Sami
Mohammad Sami on 16 Nov 2022
This is because in app designer you need to define the property names before you can use them in the code. I would suggest you add the property new_tabs first before calling it in code. You also have issues around managing adding and deleting multiple tabs. While you use new_tabs as a cell array of tabs, you will need to manage how do you keep track of tabs and whether they are deleted.


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