Appendix C

Command and Function: Quick Reference

This appendix lists most of the MATLAB commands and functions used in the text, along with a few others. For a complete list by category (with links to detailed descriptions) see MATLAB: Reference: MATLAB Function Reference: Functions by Category in the online documentation.

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

C.1. General-purpose commands

demo Run demos
help Online help
helpwin Display categories of functions with links to each category
lookfor Keyword search through help entries
type List M-files
what Directory listing of M- and MAT-files
which Locate functions and files

C.1.1. Managing variables ...

Get Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists, 6th Edition now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.