Writes a Windows registry file that fixes problems with MATLAB file associations in Windows, e.g., that m-files doesn't open up in MATLAB or opens up in a new instance. Can also be used to switch file associations between different installed versions of MATLAB. Detailed help is included in the file. Has been tested on Windows 7 for MATLAB R2012a and R2015a and on Windows 10 for MATLAB R2020a.
Also included is a program to add missing MATLAB shortcuts to the Windows desktop and start menu and a small Windows batch file to start MATLAB (for example if the installer fails to add shortcuts). Have been tested on Windows 10 for MATLAB R2020a.
Patrik Forssén (2023). MATLAB File Association & Shortcut Fix (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/51165-matlab-file-association-shortcut-fix), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .
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