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Starting Up on MatLab

On our system, MatLab runs only on stars. So, connect directly to stars or rlogin to stars. Then invoke the program:

stars:bland% matlab
 
		        < M A T L A B (R) >
	     (c) Copyright 1984-94 The MathWorks, Inc.
		        All Rights Reserved
			     Version 4.2a
			      May 13 1994
Commands to get started: intro, demo, help help
Commands for more information: help, whatsnew, info, subscribe

Next a graphics box should appear for a few seconds on your screen, then disappear. If you don't get the graphics box, you may not have your system variables set up right.

Next you should see a list of the WaveLab toolbox options, not always relevant; finally you will have the MatLab prompt:

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Now you may want to try a MatLab example in electrostatics, courtesy of Prof. James Lockhart.
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