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Set Simulink Preferences

Simulink Preferences Window Overview

You can use Simulink® Preferences to specify Simulink editing environment options and default behaviors. Your settings affect the behavior of all Simulink models, including those currently open and all subsequent models. Your preference settings are preserved for the next time you use the software. The Simulink Preferences window has these panes:

To open the Simulink Preferences dialog box:

  • From a Simulink Editor menu, in the Modeling tab, select Environment > Simulink Preferences.

  • In the MATLAB® Command Window, enter


To set preferences programmatically, set the root parameter using set_param. For example:


Parameters set programmatically do not persist between Simulink sessions.

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