Copy Paste

A simple Cut, Copy, Paste contextmenu for edit boxes in GUI.


Updated 21 Jun 2010

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Copy Paste ver. 1.0

This is a very simple cut/copy/paste context menu using java handles. This code uses findjobj by Yair Altman ( to locate the java handles.



f1 = figure('Name','Copy-Paste','Position', [480 480 340 100],'NumberTitle','off');
h1 = uicontrol(f1, 'Style', 'edit',...
'String', 'Cut',...
'BackgroundColor', [1 1 1],...
'Position', [10 10 100 50]);
h2 = uicontrol(f1, 'Style', 'edit',...
'String', 'Copy',...
'BackgroundColor', [1 1 1],...
'Position', [120 10 100 50]);
h3 = uicontrol(f1, 'Style', 'edit',...
'String', 'Paste',...
'BackgroundColor', [1 1 1],...
'Position', [230 10 100 50]);

% For single edit box object

% For selected edit box object

% For all the edit boxes in a figure
copy_paste(gcf) or copy_paste(f1)

Your comments and suggestions are most welcomed.

Cite As

Amitabh Verma (2023). Copy Paste (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2010a
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