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version 1.2.0.0 (3.58 KB) by Rik
Maximize the figure window (multiple strategies implemented)

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Updated 06 Oct 2019

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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
Logo taken from: https://pixabay.com/vectors/screen-gui-window-magnify-maximize-39107/

Cite As

Rik (2020). maximize (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/61504-maximize), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (1)

moe joe

Updates

1.2.0.0

added WindowState option

1.1.0.0

updated alt-space X method

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2019b
Compatible with R13SP1 to any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux
Acknowledgements

Inspired by: maximize