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startup file


The startup file SCIHOME/.scilab and SCIHOME/scilab.ini in are automatically executed (if present) when Scilab is invoked, in addition with the file in the Scilab directory (SCI).


Last line of startup file must be terminated by a newline to be taken into account.

SCIHOME definition : On Windows : C:/Documents and Settings/<User>/Scilab/<Scilab-Version>

or on Vista : C:/<User>/AppData/Roaming/Scilab/<Scilab-Version>

On Linux/Unix : /home/<User>/.Scilab/<Scilab-Version>

See Also

  • scilab — Main script to start Scilab and miscellaneous tools (GNU/Linux, Unix and Mac OS X)
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