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Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists, 5th Edition by Daniel Valentine, Brian Hahn

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Appendix B

Command and Function Quick Reference

This appendix is not exhaustive; it lists most of the MATLAB commands and functions used in the text, as well as a few more.

For a complete list by category (with links to detailed descriptions) see the online documentation MATLAB: Reference: MATLAB Function Reference: Functions by Category.

The command help by itself displays a list of all the function categories (each in its own directory):

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B.1 General purpose commands

B.1.1 Managing commands

demo Run demos
help Online help
helpwin Display categories of functions with links to each category
lookfor Keyword search through help entries ...

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