Version 6.0, part of Release 2017b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Simplified Fixed-Point Tool: Convert Simulink systems to fixed point using the updated tool that provides guidance at each step of the workflow
  • Data Type Visualizer: Understand and analyze data type choices by viewing histograms of the dynamic range of signals in your model
  • Data Type Exploration: Iteratively explore multiple floating point to fixed-point conversions to determine the optimal choice
  • Function Input and Output Logging: Selectively log and plot function inputs and outputs at any level of your design in the Fixed-Point Converter app
  • Simulink Diagnostic Management: Suppress immaterial diagnostic warnings and errors from specific blocks to efficiently discover modeling errors
  • Autoscaling Lookup Table Objects: Propose and apply fixed-point data types for Simulink Lookup Table and Breakpoint objects

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Version 5.4, part of Release 2017a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Simulink Diagnostic Management: Control which simulation and fixed-point diagnostic warnings you receive from specific blocks, including model reference

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Version 5.3, part of Release 2016b, includes bug fixes.

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Version 5.2, part of Release 2016a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Autoscaling Parameter Objects: Automatically propose and apply data types for parameter objects

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Version 5.0.1, part of Release 2015aSP1, includes bug fixes.

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Version 5.1, part of Release 2015b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Simulink Fixed-Point Tool workflow simplification: Propose signedness and data types for inherited and floating-point types
  • Double-precision to single-precision conversion: Convert double-precision MATLAB code to single-precision MATLAB code using the command line
  • MATLAB Fixed-Point Converter app streamlined workflow: Restore project state and minimize regeneration of MEX files
  • Range analysis for Delay blocks: Improve accuracy and speed of range analysis on models using Delay blocks
  • Control of signed shifts in fixed-point scaling operations: Control the use of signed shifts in generated code

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