Problem with publish and plots

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matt
matt on 5 Dec 2017
Edited: Richard Quist on 26 Feb 2022
I am trying to publish my code to a pdf (publish('file','pdf'), but when i run my script it gets caught in an infinite loop creating the plots repeatedly. The code works fine without the publish function at the end, only when I try to use it does it give me problems.
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Md. Mahmudul Hasan Shihab
Use this format in the command window.
options.format = 'pdf';
options.showCode = true; % if you want to hide the code write "false"
publish('file_name',options);

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Richard Quist
Richard Quist on 26 Feb 2022
Edited: Richard Quist on 26 Feb 2022
If your code looks like the following then you are recursively invoking your script (you call your script, which calls the publish command, which calls your script, which calls publish, ...)
% myscript.m
% create a plot
bar(magic(4));
% publish it
publish('foo.m', 'pdf')
Instead, remove the call to publish from your script:
% myscript.m
% create a plot
bar(magic(4));
... and place the call to publish in a separate script or call it from the MATLAB command window:
% publish myscript
publish('myscript.m', 'pdf')

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