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Link toolbox help with Scilab one

How to make hyperlink in toolbox help pointing to Scilab's items

Description

Since Scilab 5.3.1, the hyperlinks in a toolbox help can be used to point on any help pages or to execute demos in the console.

Now you can link a demo Uicontrol demo or execute a script about.sce

Details

  • To link from two external modules, the syntax is: <link type="scilab" linkend="module_name.help/fun_in_module_name">fun_in_module_name</link> Usually, the name of the function is the id of the page.
  • To link from a external module to a Scilab function, the syntax is: <link type="scilab" linkend="scilab.help/bvode">bvode</link> Usually, the name of the function is the id of the page.
  • To enable the execution of a script, the syntax is: <link type="scilab" linkend="mytoolbox.exec/macros/fooexec.sce">macros/fooexec.sce</link>
  • To enable the execution of a demo, the syntax is: <link type="scilab" linkend="mytoolbox.demos/mydemo.dem">My demo</link>

Examples

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<refentry version="5.0-subset Scilab"
 xmlns="http://docbook.org/ns/docbook"
 xmlns:html="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"
 xmlns:db="http://docbook.org/ns/docbook">
  <refnamediv xml:id="foo">
    <refname>Foo</refname>
    <refpurpose>calculates foo</refpurpose>
  </refnamediv>
  <refsection>
    <!-- Link on Scilab's help -->
    <para>Firstly a link on <link type="scilab" linkend="scilab.help/bvode">bvode</link> in the Scilab Doc</para>
    <!-- Link on a demo, foodemo must be in toolbox_path/demos/ -->
    <para>Secondly a link on <link type="scilab" linkend="mytoolbox.demos/foodemo">My demo</link></para>
    <!-- the executed macro will be toolbox_path/macros/fooexec.sce -->
    <para>Thirdly a link on <link type="scilab" linkend="mytoolbox.exec/macros/fooexec.sce">macros/fooexec.sce</link></para>
    <!-- a link for erroneous links -->
    <para>Fourthly a link on <link type="scilab" linkend="scilab.help/invalidlink">invalid link</link></para>
  </refsection>
  <programlisting role="example">
    plot3d() // should link on plot3d
  </programlisting>
</refentry>

Authors

Calixte Denizet

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Last updated:
Wed Oct 05 12:11:04 CEST 2011