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Manual Scilab >> call_scilab API > SendScilabJob


Send a Scilab task from a C/C++ code (call_scilab)

int SendScilabJob(char *job);


This fonction is provided in call_scilab. This function send a task which will be proccessed by the Scilab engine.



a standard C char* containing the Scilab instructions


0 is the operation is successfull.

-1 if Call Scilab has not been able to write the job into Scilab.

-2 or -3 if Call Scilab has not been able to read the error code from Scilab.

-4 if Call Scilab has not been able to allocate the job.


// A simple SendScilabJob example

if (SendScilabJob("disp('unfinished quote)")!=0){ // This will fail
 printf("An error occured\n");
SendScilabJob("myMatrix=['sample','for the help']");


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