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checking a matlab function for nested functions

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Alain Barraud
Alain Barraud on 5 Oct 2019
Commented: Image Analyst on 12 Oct 2019
how to find programatically if a matlab function m file contains nested function.
fileData = mlintmex('-calls',which(fileName));
fileData = regexp(fileData,'[NS](\d+) (\d+) \d+ (\w+)\n','tokens');
gives the list of function within fileName. My question is how to distinguish local functions from nested functions?
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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 12 Oct 2019
You could easily find all function definitions by opening the m-file as a text file, using fgetl() to get a line, then using contains() or startsWith() to see if the line contains a function definition
fid = fopen(mFileName, 'rt');
textLine = fgetl(fid);
while ischar(textLine)
if startsWith(strtrim(textLine), 'function ')
% It's a function definition...
textLine = fgetl(fid); % Read next line

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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 8 Oct 2019
See the attached function to list all the dependent m-files.
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Alain Barraud
Alain Barraud on 9 Oct 2019
I use directly matlab.codetools.requiredFilesAndProducts(). However the local functions don't appear, only the main function whose name is attached to file name.

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