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engClose (C and Fortran)

Quit MATLAB engine session

C Syntax

#include "engine.h"
int engClose(Engine *ep);

Fortran Syntax

#include "engine.h"
integer*4 engClose(ep)
mwPointer ep



Engine pointer


0 on success, and 1 otherwise. Possible failure includes attempting to terminate an already-terminated MATLAB® engine session.


This routine sends a quit command to the MATLAB engine session and closes the connection.


See the following examples in matlabroot/extern/examples/eng_mat.

  • engdemo.c for a C example on UNIX® operating systems.

  • engwindemo.c for a C example on Microsoft® Windows® operating systems.

  • fengdemo.F for a Fortran example.

See Also


Introduced before R2006a

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