Documentation Location--Specifying the help Directory
Use the Documentation location preference to specify where the MATLAB
help directory resides for your system.
help directory contains the online help files used by the Help browser:
helpdirectory, as shown in the following example. For PDF files, insert the PDF Documentation CD.
docroot function to set the documentation location.
For UNIX platforms that do not support Java GUIs, use the
docopt function to specify the location of your
help directory. The documentation displays in your default system Web browser and demos in a non-Java interface.
Installing Help Files
If you did not install the help files but want to access them from your system rather than from your CD, you can install the documentation using either of two methods. The first method is to use the MATLAB Installer program and only install documentation. See the Installation documentation for your platform for instructions. Note that you cannot install most PDF files this way.
The other method is to copy the following directories and their contents from the CDs to your system's hard drive under
help--All files and subdirectories listed below. help/base/relnotes and help/base/utils--All files. help/mapfiles--All files. help/pdf_doc--Each subdirectory and its files for PDF versions of toolbox documentation. help/support--All files. help/techdoc--All files and all subdirectories for MATLAB documentation. help/toolbox/...--Each subdirectory and its files for toolbox documentation.
For Japanese documentation, use the
jhelp directory and its contents instead of the
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