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version 1.2.1 (3.23 KB) by Rik
Maximize the figure window (multiple strategies implemented)


Updated 06 Jul 2020

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This function tries multiple solutions for maximizing the figure window, so it should work on nearly all releases of Matlab and Octave on nearly all OSes (Windows/Mac/Unix). This is written to be portable and shareable. If you know more solutions, please contact me, so I can add it to the list.

1 attempt to set the WindowState property to maximized
2 use JavaFrame to maximize the figure
3 press alt-space followed by x (Windows/Linux hotkey)
4 ugly solution: set the position to the screen size minus a small margin (this includes an attempt to check for a multiple monitor set up)

Licence: CC by-nc-sa 4.0

For the British English searchers:
maximise figure window
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Rik (2021). maximize (, GitHub. Retrieved .

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moe joe

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2020a
Compatible with R13SP1 and later releases
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

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