Customizations and Preferences

Adjust MuPAD® interfaces for your convenience


MuPAD notebooks will be removed in a future release. Use MATLAB® live scripts instead.

To convert a MuPAD notebook file to a MATLAB live script file, see convertMuPADNotebook. MATLAB live scripts support most MuPAD functionality, although there are some differences. For more information, see Convert MuPAD Notebooks to MATLAB Live Scripts.

MuPAD Functions

Pref::aliasControls the output of aliased expressions
Pref::autoExpansionLimitSet a limit for automatic expansions
Pref::autoPlotAutomatically plot graphical objects
Pref::callBackInformations during evaluation
Pref::ignoreNoDebugControls debugging of procedures
Pref::keepOrderOrder of terms in sum outputs
Pref::userOptionsAdditional options when starting MuPAD
Pref::heavisideAtOriginSet value of Heaviside function at origin

MuPAD Environment Variables

TEXTWIDTHMaximum number of characters in an output line

Examples and How To

Arrange Toolbars and Panes

To enable or disable the Command Bar, Find and Replace Bar, toolbars, or Status Bar, select View from the main menu.

Enter Data and View Results

MuPAD notebook has two types of regions for entering data:

View Status Information

The status bar shows the current status information.

Save Custom Arrangements

You can change a notebook or a Debugger window arrangement to meet your needs, including resizing, moving, and closing toolbars and panes.

Set Preferences for Notebooks

To change preferences for displaying the contents of notebooks:

Set Preferences for Dialogs, Toolbars, and Graphics

To specify the default settings for MuPAD toolbars, dialog boxes and graphics:

Set Font Preferences

You can specify three most frequently used fonts.

Set Engine Preferences

Global settings in MuPAD serve for specifying a particular engine you want to run, using additional libraries, startup commands and options.

Set Line Length in Plain Text Outputs

Plain text line length.


Notebook Overview

The first time you start MuPAD notebook, it appears with the default layout, as shown in the following illustration.

Debugger Window Overview

The first time you start MuPAD Debugger window, it appears with the default layout, as shown in the following illustration.