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How do I change the renderer for the Help browser?

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I want to change the renderer used by MATLAB to view the Help browser and access the documentation.
How do I do this?

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MathWorks Support Team
MathWorks Support Team on 30 Mar 2023
Edited: MathWorks Support Team on 30 Mar 2023
In R2020b and earlier, to change the Help browser renderer, use the command "webutils.htmlrenderer".
There are different options that can be used depending on your system:
webutils.htmlrenderer('basic'); % This command tell MATLAB to use ICE browser which will result in a more stable, although cosmetically degraded experience when using the documentation center.
webutils.htmlrenderer('mozilla'); % Only on MAC or 32-bit Windows
webutils.htmlrenderer('ie'); % Only on 64-bit Windows
webutils.htmlrenderer('safari'); % Only on MAC
To restore to MATLAB's default renderer, use:
Since R2021a, CEF (Chromium) is the only supported renderer and the "webutils.htmlrenderer" function has been disabled.

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