Enter Commands

Entering Commands

To enter commands for MATLAB®, go to the menu and then tap Commands. Tap at the MATLAB cursor (>>) to open the keyboard. Type MATLAB commands as you normally would, for example:

MATLAB Mobile™ sends all commands to the Cloud for evaluation. Your device does not perform any calculations or store any workspace variables locally.

MATLAB Keyboard on Your Device

The MATLAB keyboard includes extra keys with commonly used special characters.

Android MATLAB keyboard special characters

The up and down arrows on the keyboard allow you to scroll through your recent commands. The right and left arrows allow you to move the cursor within the command.

Turn on the MATLAB Keyboard

  1. Tap menu and then tap Settings.

  2. In Keyboard Settings, tap MATLAB Keyboard.

  3. Tap Enable MATLAB Keyboard to enable. Then, under Manage Keyboards, turn on MATLAB Keyboard using the toggle switch. Tap OK when prompted.

  4. Return to the previous screen. Tap Select MATLAB Keyboard and then, under Select keyboard, tap MATLAB Keyboard.

This action turns on the MATLAB keyboard for all operations on your device, including MATLAB Mobile.

Turn off the MATLAB Keyboard

You can use your device’s standard keyboard instead of the MATLAB keyboard.

To change the setting for the MATLAB keyboard:

  1. Tap the menu and then tap Settings.

  2. In Keyboard Settings, tap MATLAB Keyboard.

  3. Tap Enable MATLAB Keyboard to deselect. Then, under Manage Keyboards, turn off MATLAB Keyboard using the toggle switch.

    This action turns off the MATLAB keyboard for all operations on your device, including MATLAB Mobile.

Limitations

MATLAB Mobile does not support:

  • MATLAB apps such as Curve Fitting or Signal Analysis

  • Creating graphical interfaces using App Designer or GUIDE

  • Simulink® graphical environment, but the sim command is supported at the MATLAB Mobile command line

  • Interaction with 3-D figures

  • The doc command. To view function documentation, use the help command. Alternatively, open the default web browser on your device and navigate to the product documentation at https://www.mathworks.com/help/.

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