|Desktop Tools and Development Environment|
View Function Reference Pages--the doc Function
To view the reference page for a function, block, or property in the Help browser, use
doc. For example, type
to view the reference page for the
Overloaded Functions with the doc Function
When a function name is used in multiple products, it is said to be an overloaded function. The
doc function displays the reference page for the first function on the MATLAB search path having that name, and displays a hyperlinked list of the overloaded functions in the Command Window.
For example, using the default search path
displays the reference page for the MATLAB
set function in the Help browser. The Command Window displays a hyperlinked list of the
set functions located in other directories, such as
which is the
set function for the Database Toolbox. Click a link to go to that
set reference page.
To directly get the reference page for an overloaded function, specify the name of the directory containing the function you want the reference page for, followed by the function name. For example, to display the reference page for the
set function in the Database Toolbox, type
|Help Functions||Getting Help in the Command Window--the help Function|
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