Thanks, but that was the first thing I tried. There was none.
If it matters, this is a linux install.
"Godzilla" wrote in message <email@example.com>... > "Chuck37" wrote in message <firstname.lastname@example.org>... > > I have no startup file, yet every time I restart matlab it goes back to long format even if I changed it to format short right before shutting down. It also maintains format compact. I must have set it up that way somehow a long time ago, but where would that be besides startup.m? > > > > I know I have/had no startup because I created one as an experiment with a disp function at the beginning and it runs that one. > > > > Thanks for pointers. I can almost remember setting these things up, just don't know where... > > try > > which startup > > and i'll bet that you do have a startup.