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Scilab help >> Online help management > help

help

on-line help command

Calling Sequence

help(key)
help

Arguments

key

character string. Gives the help page to be found

Description

help without argument displays the hypertext page containing the list of help chapters.

help(key) displays the Scilab help file associated with the given key. If no help file is found, help(key) automatically call apropos(key).

See man for more explanation on how to write new help pages .

See Also

  • apropos — searches keywords in Scilab help
  • man — on line help XML file description format
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