||Start MATLAB program from Windows system prompt|
||Start MATLAB program from Mac Terminal|
||Start MATLAB program from Linux system prompt|
||Terminate MATLAB program (same as quit)|
||Terminate MATLAB program|
There are several ways to start MATLAB® on a Microsoft® Windows® platform.
To start MATLAB on Linux® platforms, type
the operating system prompt.
Learn how to start MATLAB from the
Specify startup options (also called command flags or command-line switches) that instruct the MATLAB program to perform certain operations when you start it.
Exit MATLAB using several methods.
There are several commonly used startup options for
By default, MATLAB sets the initial working folder (startup folder) based on the method you use to start MATLAB.
When you install MATLAB on Windows platforms, the installer sets up associations between certain file types and MathWorks® products.
If MATLAB terminates unexpectedly, you might lose information. After you start MATLAB again, there are several methods for recovering some of the information.
Upon startup, if MATLAB detects an error log generated by a serious problem during the previous session, an Error Log Reporter prompts you to email the log to MathWorks for analysis.
In the event MATLAB experiences a segmentation violation (segv) or other serious problem, the MATLAB System Error dialog box opens to notify you about the problem.
You can specify custom Java® startup options by
To associate a
.mat extension type
with MATLAB R2010b or later, use the Microsoft Windows Default
Programs control panel.