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Configure printer defaults


[pcmd,dev] = printopt


[pcmd,dev] = printopt returns strings containing the current system-dependent printing command and output device. printopt is a file used by print to produce the hard-copy output. You can edit the file printopt.m to set your default printer type and destination.

pcmd and dev are platform-dependent strings. pcmd contains the command that print uses to send a file to the printer. dev contains the printer driver or graphics format option for the print command. Their defaults are platform dependent.


Print Command

Driver or Format

Mac and UNIX®

lpr -r



COPY /B %s LPT1:


See Also


Introduced before R2006a

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