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MATLAB For Dummies by John Paul Mueller, Jim Sizemore

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Chapter 12

Printing and Publishing Your Work

In This Chapter

arrow Modifying the appearance of text

arrow Creating a MATLAB data publication

arrow Sending your data to the printer

After you have labored long to create the next engineering marvel or to produce the next scientific breakthrough, you really do want others to know about it. Most people want to shout about their achievements from the mountaintops, but this chapter tells you only how to publish and print them. Publishing is electronic output of your data; printing is the physical output of your data. Whether you publish or print your data, it becomes available in a form that other people can use, even if they don’t own a copy of MATLAB.

Part of the publishing and printing process is to the make the information aesthetically appealing. It doesn’t matter how impressive the data is if no one can read it. Formatting information is part of the documentation process because people need cues about the purpose of the text they’re seeing. To that end, this chapter helps you create nicely formatted electronic publications and printed documents.

Using Commands to Format Text

Presentation is a large part of how people receive and understand the material ...

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