Where to find documentation for old releases?

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Starting from yesterday of grand upgrading to R2012b, I could not find even documentations for R2012a (online way), which I am currently learning at.
Tried google, MathlabCentral, everything.
Can someone please help.

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 14 Sep 2012
mathworks.com -> Support -> Documentation Center
and right under the funny "R2012b" there is a line "Installation | Release Notes | Other Releases" so click on Other Releases to reach http://www.mathworks.com/help/doc-archives.html
Jakob on 6 Mar 2015
The Link you posted still works to find the archive and my brower bookmarks still find the Doc for my old release, but I think since the release of 2015a the mentioned Links in the default Documentation (for 2015a now) for "Other releases" disappeared. Or am I missing something? I cant find any regular Button in the Documentation Center to find the old Docs anywhere.

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Jonathan on 28 Nov 2018
On a more practical note, if the address-bar says something like:
You can simply insert:
Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 5 Oct 2022
Mathworks now has a policy of only hosting 5 years of documentation. I am told that keeping the search infrastructure up to date was taking significant resources.

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Wendy Fullam
Wendy Fullam on 12 Mar 2015
From the documentation home page, click on "Other releases" in the left-hand menu:

Stefanie Schwarz
Stefanie Schwarz on 6 Apr 2023
Here is a comprehensive guide on accessing the documentation for older releases of MATLAB: https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/1721995-where-can-i-find-the-documentation-for-older-releases-of-matlab


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