|MATLAB Function Reference|
Remove a serial port object from memory
||A serial port object or an array of serial port objects.
obj from memory.
When you delete
obj, it becomes an invalid object. Because you cannot connect an invalid serial port object to the device, you should remove it from the workspace with the
clear command. If multiple references to
obj exist in the workspace, then deleting one reference invalidates the remaining references.
obj is connected to the device, it has a
Status property value of
open. If you issue
obj is connected, then the connection is automatically broken. You can also disconnect
obj from the device with the
If you use the
help command to display help for
delete, then you need to supply the pathname shown below.
This example creates the serial port object
s to the device, writes and reads text data, disconnects
s from the device, removes
s from memory using
delete, and then removes
s from the workspace using
|deleteproperty (COM)||delete (timer)|