Help and Support
MATLAB® offers several options for getting help on MathWorks® products. You can access abbreviated function help text in the Command Window, or search the documentation for in-depth, comprehensive help topics and examples. For information on specific issues not addressed in the documentation, contact technical support.
- Ways to Get Function Help
Each MATLAB function has supporting documentation that includes examples and describes the function inputs, outputs, and calling syntax. There are several ways to access that documentation.
- MATLAB Code Examples
A standalone example is a readable version of a MATLAB script that shows how to accomplish a particular task.
- Search Syntax and Tips
Search the documentation efficiently using basic syntax and some useful tips.
- Help Preferences
Filter the documentation, specify the PDF reader location on UNIX® platforms, specify where the small Help on Selection window displays.
- Translated Documentation
Some MathWorks products provide versions of the documentation in Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Spanish, French, Italian, and German.
- Bookmark and Share Page Locations
Add, find, and organize favorites in the Help browser and share the location of a page with others.
- Contact Technical Support
Contact MathWorks Technical Support to report a bug or request help.