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octave - A high-level interactive language for numerical computations.
The complete set of command-line options for octave is available by running the command
Octave is a high-level language, primarily intended for numerical computations. It pro-
vides a convenient command line interface for solving linear and nonlinear problems numer-
The primary documentation for Octave is written using Texinfo, the GNU documentation sys-
tem, which allows the same source files to be used to produce on-line and printed versions
of the manual.
You can read the on-line copy of the Octave documentation by issuing the command
octave:13> help -i
while running Octave interactively, by using the GNU Emacs info mode, or by running stand-
alone 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 bug report file and start
an editor on that file. Your message will be sent to the bug-octave mailing list once you
are finished editing the template.
If you are unable to use the bug_report command, send your message to the bug-
firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list by some other means. Please read the `Bugs' chapter
in the Octave manual to find out how to submit a bug report that will enable the Octave
maintainers to fix the problem.
John W. Eaton
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI 53706
Jan 8 1996 Octave(1)
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