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tempname

creates a file with an unique filename

Calling Sequence

tmp_name = tempname([prefix])

Arguments

tmp_name

a string

prefix

a string: prefix of filename (On Windows, 3 characters maximum).

Description

The tempname creates a file with an unique filename in the TMPDIR directory.

tmp_name = tempname() returns an unique string, tmp_name, suitable for use as a temporary filename.

Examples

F1 = tempname()
isfile(F1)
F2 = tempname('TMP')
isfile(F2)

History

VersionDescription
5.4.0 Function tempname introduced.
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Last updated:
Thu Oct 02 13:54:34 CEST 2014