Paste figure to Microsoft word automatically using ActiveX.
Updated 31 Mar 2016

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A simple function to copy figure from MATLAB into MS Word automatically. It is a modification of saveppt (a function in File exchange) that save figures to MS Powerpoint.

Cite As

Suresh Joel (2024). save2word (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R12.1
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

Inspired by: saveppt

Inspired: WriteToWordFromMatlab, Quick_Figure, save2wordAllFigs

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Mark Brown put in some invaluable tips to add the figure to the end of the file instead of the beginning!
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