How to Convert MATLAB to a PDF

By Catherine Hewson

Although MATLAB is capable of saving or exporting files into many different formats, including PDF. Users typically seek to convert MATLAB files to PDF because PDFs are commonly used and easily opened by even those who do not have MATLAB installed on their computer. Converting a MATLAB file to PDF merely requires clicking the correct button in MATLAB.

Step 1

Click “Start,” “All Programs” and “MATLAB” to launch the program.

Step 2

Click the “File” button on the top left of the screen, then click “Open...”

Step 3

Select the MATLAB file you would like to convert to PDF. Click “Open.”

Step 4

Click the “File” button, then click “Export…”

Step 5

Click the drop-down menu next to “Save as type” and select “PDF.” Type in a name for the PDF file.

Step 6

Click “Save” to convert the MATLAB file to a PDF. You can now view the MATLAB file with any program that supports opening PDF files.