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Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: Jan 8 1996Index
octave - A high-level interactive language for numerical computations.
The complete set of command-line options for octave is available byrunning the command
Octave is a high-level language, primarily intended for numericalcomputations. It provides a convenient command line interface forsolving linear and nonlinear problems numerically.
The primary documentation for Octave is written using Texinfo, the GNUdocumentation system, which allows the same source files to be used toproduce on-line and printed versions of the manual.
You can read the on-line copy of the Octave documentation by issuingthe command
octave:13> help -i
while running Octave interactively, by using the GNU Emacs info mode,or by running standalone programs like info or xinfo.
The best way to submit a bug report for Octave is to use the command
while running Octave interactively. This will create a template bugreport file and start an editor on that file. Your message will be sent to the bug-octave mailing listonce you are finished editing the template.
If you are unable to use the bug_report command, send your messageto thebug-octaveAATTbevo.che.wisc.edumailing list by some other means. Please read the `Bugs' chapter inthe Octave manual to find out how to submit a bug report that willenable the Octave maintainers to fix the problem.
John W. EatonDepartment of Chemical EngineeringUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonMadison, WI 53706USA<jweAATTbevo.che.wisc.edu>
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