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Getting Help

This example shows how to display help for MATLAB using the 'help' command.

The command 'help' lists all primary help topics in the Command Window. The format 'help name' displays the help text for the functionality specified by name, such as a function, method, class, or variable.

disp('Display help for the ''close'' function.')
disp('>> help close')
help close
Display help for the 'close' function.
>> help close
 CLOSE  Close figure.
    CLOSE(H) closes the window with handle H.
    CLOSE, by itself, closes the current figure window.
    CLOSE('name') closes the named window.
    CLOSE ALL  closes all figure windows whose handles are not hidden.
    CLOSE ALL HIDDEN  closes hidden windows as well.
    CLOSE ALL FORCE  unconditionally closes all windows by deleting them
    without executing the close request function.
    STATUS = CLOSE(...) returns 1 if the specified windows were closed
    and 0 otherwise.
    See also DELETE.

    Documentation for close
       doc close

    Other uses of close