Enter individual statements in the Command Window while working in MATLAB.
MATLAB displays output in both the Command Window and the Live Editor. You can format the output display using several provided options.
These examples show the syntax to call a MATLAB function.
Extend long program lines using ellipses (...).
A MATLAB favorite command is an easy way to run a group of MATLAB commands that you use regularly.
Stop the execution of a MATLAB command.
Find the name and description of a MathWorks® function from the Command Window or Editor using the Function browser.
Search text currently in the Command Window or Command History Window.
Some entries appear in different colors in the Command Window and the Editor to help you identify MATLAB elements. This is known as syntax highlighting.
To keep an activity log of your MATLAB session, use the
Create valid variable names and avoid potential naming conflicts.
MATLAB code is sensitive to casing, and insensitive to blank spaces except when defining arrays.
If you do not require any outputs from a function, and all of the inputs are character vectors, you can use command syntax. With command syntax, you omit parentheses in the function call and separate the inputs with spaces.
The Command History window displays a log of statements that you ran in the current and previous MATLAB sessions.
Specify appearance of Command Window and its output.
Settings for suggestions and completions, function hints, and delimiter matching.
Troubleshoot error message related to calling functions.