MATLAB Programming/Advanced Topics/Toolboxes and Extensions/Simulink

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Sample Time Colors[edit | edit source]

By selecting Format->Sample Time Colors, you can get Simulink to color code signal lines according to their sample times. Colors are only updated when the model is updated or simulated.


The most common colors are:

Magenta Constant
Black Continuous
Red Fastest Discrete Sample Time
Yellow Hybrid/Mixed Sample Time

For the rest of the colors and other information, see Enabling Sample Time Colors (the Mathworks website)

Note: Constant sample time will only be displayed if Inline Parameters is checked in the Advanced Tab of Simulation->Simulation Parameters. This is because constant blocks can have variables as their arguments.