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ISPROCESS checks if the given process name is running on the system


Updated 01 Sep 2016

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The function returns True/False (0/1) along with the number of instances of the process and the process ID (PID) numbers.
[result] = isprocess('fire*')
[result pid_total] = isprocess('firefox')
[result pid_total pid_nums] = isprocess('firefox')

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Varun Gandhi (2021). ISPROCESS (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2012a
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