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MATLAB (standing for matrix laboratory) is a multi-paradigm numerical computing developed by MathWorks. MATLAB uses it's own programming langage for numerical computing (such as matrix calculation, plotting data, implementation of algorithms etc...). This tag should be use when dealing with issues interferring between MATLAB and macOS only.

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Uninstalling apps in homebrew

I recently tried to install Matlab from Homebrew for macOS by running brew install matlab2tikz. Now, I would like to remove this file. How do I do it?
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How to stop Mac from jumping to a program when a new window opens?

This seems like a very specific weird question that I can't find an answer to anywhere else. I am making hundreds of figures in MATLAB. I plot each figure and then save it as a png to look at later. I ...
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Why are "spindump" and "sandboxd" eating up all my CPU?

I am using MacOS Big Sur 11.3 on a 2019 MacBook Pro. Recently, I started noticing that some programs (specifically MATLAB) have been running really slow, the cursor and mouse are lagging, etc. ...
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How do I get llvm-gcc to point to gcc instead of clang?

When I ask which version of gcc I have, I get the following: Configured with: --prefix=/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/usr --with-gxx-include-dir=/usr/include/c++/4.2.1 Apple LLVM version ...
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How to delete Matlab drive connector

I installed an app, called Matlab drive connector, however, I cannot uninstall it. I tried to uninstall in the Applications, however, I even did not find this app. I also read this tutorial: https:...
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"Installing" MySQL JDBC .jar file for MATLAB

Goal: "install" JDBC drivers for MATLAB to use This article indicated that one can put the JDBC driver .jar file in: /Library/Java/Extensions/ .bashrc and .bashrc_profile were configured with ...
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Can I turn off memory compression for one specific app?

I am using MATLAB on my Mac. Well, MATLAB is running well but not fast -- while there are plenty of free memory, my Mac still compresses MATLAB's memory - from ~2GB to ~600MB -- not to mention the ...
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Matlab freezes after connecting to monitor while in fullscreen mode

Everytime when I am running Matlab (2016a) on my Mac (Air Mid 2013, Sierra 10.12.5) in fullscreen mode, Matlab freezes when I connect my laptop to my external monitor. The fullscreen window stays in ...
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Macbook pro crashes Whenever installing Matlab 2016?

Okay so, I have a Macbook Pro mid-2012 macOS Sierra 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD. I need Matlab for my work. And whenever I put Matlab on installation it does install up to 60% but in it sixties somewhere ...
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MEvent. Case! on Matlab running on Mac

When I try to two-finger scroll in a matlab window, I get the error MEvent.Case! The proposed solution (as posted on the Matlab forum) seems to work just fine for Matlab running on Linux !synclient ...
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What happend to my MATLAB icon on OS X?

For some reason the icon for MATLAB (R2015b) no longer shows the familiar orange matlab surface icon, but rather reverts to the generic black box with exec under OS X 10.9.5 (Mavericks). Any ideas how ...
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