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Aide Scilab >> Gestion de l'aide en ligne > manedit


editing a manual item

Calling Sequence




character string (usually, name of a function)


edit(manitem) opens the xml file associated to manitem in the scilab editor.

If there is no xml file associated with manitem and manitem is the name of a Scilab function, editor opens with the skeleton of the xml file produced by help_skeleton. This file is located in TMPDIR.



function [x, y, z]=foo123(a, b),
manedit foo123

See Also

  • help — commande d'aide en ligne
  • help_skeleton — build the skeleton of the xml help file associated to a Scilab function
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