How to Start
To start Matlab:
On windows XP/Vista, choose Start Menu ->All Programs->Matlab.
Note that Matlab typically takes 10-15 seconds to load. Eventually, you should see:
To get started, type one of these: helpwin, helpdesk, demo or help.
The line >> is the Matlab prompt.
To exit Matlab
To exit Matlab, type (at the matlab prompt) quit or choose File->Exit MATLAB.