Scilab Home page | Wiki | Bug tracker | Forge | Mailing list archives | ATOMS | File exchange
Please login or create an account
Change language to: English - Français - Português - 日本語

Please note that the recommended version of Scilab is 6.0.0. This page might be outdated.
See the recommended documentation of this function

Справка Scilab >> Matlab to Scilab Conversion Tips > Matlab-Scilab equivalents > C > close (Matlab function)

close (Matlab function)

Delete specified figure

Matlab/Scilab equivalent

Matlab Scilab
close - xdel - delete

Particular cases


If current figure is a uicontrol one, Scilab and Matlab close are equivalent. But if current figure is a graphic window, Scilab equivalent for Matlab close is delete(gcf()).


If h is a uicontrol figure, Scilab and Matlab close(h) are equivalent. But if h is a graphic window, Scilab equivalent for Matlab close(h) is delete(h).


Scilab equivalent for Matlab close('all') is xdel(winsid()).


There is no Scilab equivalent for Matlab close(name) however, mtlb_close can be an equivalent.


Scilab equivalent for Matlab close('all','hidden') is xdel(winsid()) but Scilab kills all figures even if they are hidden.

Scilab Enterprises
Copyright (c) 2011-2017 (Scilab Enterprises)
Copyright (c) 1989-2012 (INRIA)
Copyright (c) 1989-2007 (ENPC)
with contributors
Last updated:
Thu Oct 02 14:01:18 CEST 2014