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protected variable providing ids of the standard input and standard output




%io(1) returns standard input (file descriptor 5).

%io(2) returns standard output (file descriptor 6).

File descriptor 0 is the standard error.


mfprintf(%io(2),'Scilab stdout (C)');
mfprintf(0,'Scilab stderr (C)');
write(%io(2),'Scilab stdout (Fortran)');
write(0,'Scilab stderr (Fortran)');

See also

  • getio — get Scilab input/output logical units
  • consolebox — shows or hides the MS Windows terminal running the Scilab session
  • write — writes real numbers or strings in the console or in a formatted file
  • mprintf — converts, formats, and writes data to the main scilab window
  • file — file management
  • dispfiles — displays properties of opened files


6.0.0 %io is now protected (read-only).
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