How do I generate links in documentation?
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The Matlab documentation describes how links to properties, methods or event documentation are generated automatically in specific places of the documentation. Is it also possible to generate a link to another class if it is mentioned in the help text?
Soumya Saxena on 29 Dec 2016
Edited: Soumya Saxena on 30 Dec 2016
I understand that you want to know how you can generate links to the help text for another class from a class. It is possible to use "See also" keyword to create such links.
"See also" creates links by including function or class names at the end of the help text on a line that begins with % See also. If the function or class exists on the search path or in the current folder, the help command displays each of these names as a hyperlink to its help.
For instance, if you have 2 classes, named myClass and myClass2, you may create link to myClass2 from myClass by using %See also. The following is an example:
% myClass Summary of myClass
% This is the first line of the description of myClass.
% Descriptions can include multiple lines of text.
% See also myClass2
% myClass Properties:
% a - Description of a
% b - Description of b
% myClass Methods:
% doThis - Description of doThis
% doThat - Description of doThat
function obj = myClass
When you give the command, doc myClass or help myClass, the help for myClass will be visible along with the link to the documentation for myClass2.