Chebfun Version 4.2 is compatible with MATLAB 7.6 (2008a) and above.
- Unzip the contents of the zip file to a directory. We suggest the
name "chebfun" for this directory. Make sure to maintain the existing
subdirectory structure of the zip package. (Please note: If you
install into the "toolbox" subdirectory of the MATLAB program
hierarchy, you will need to click the button "Update toolbox path
cache" from the File/Preferences... dialog in MATLAB.)
- In MATLAB, add the chebfun directory to your path. This can be done
by selecting "File/Set Path..." from the main or Command window
menus, or with the command "pathtool". We recommend that you select
the "Save" button on this dialog so that Chebfuns is on the path
automatically in future MATLAB sessions. (Alternatively, you can
put an "addpath" command in your startup.m file, as described in the
- A restart of MATLAB may be needed, if you want to access the user
guides via the Help browser.
- To check whether the system appears to be working, type "chebtest" at
the command window prompt. If a problem is reported, please contact
email@example.com with the details (including output of the "ver"
command and the file "$chebfundir/chebtests/chebtest_report.txt").
Point your web browser to the guide/html directory of the chebfun
installation in order to read the user guide.