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If you are viewing this document in the Help browser, you can watch the Desktop and Command Window video demo for an overview of the major functionality. The easiest way to learn to use the desktop is just by working with it. If you have problems or questions, refer to the following sections.
Overview of the Desktop
Basic summary of the desktop and its tools.
Arranging the Desktop--Overview
Open and arrange desktop tools and documents to suit your needs. Scan the examples and follow the instructions to arrange your desktop.
Common Desktop Features
Use the Start button, MATLAB shortcuts, toolbars, menus and context menus, status bar, and keyboard shortcuts. Select multiple items, cut, copy, and paste, use page setup for printing, and access the MathWorks Web site from MATLAB.
Fonts, Colors, and Other Preferences
Specify options for desktop tools, including fonts and colors.

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