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Scilab Help >> Advanced functions > head_comments


display Scilab function header comments

Calling Sequence




a character string, the function name.


a character string vector, paths where to look for the associated sci-file.


head_comments(name) displays the function header comments (like the Matlab help). The comments are read from the associated sci-file. If name is a function which is in a library the sci-file path is those given by the library path (see lib). If name is a function which is not in a library, a file with name name.sci is searched in the directories given by the variable %paths.

Warning: most of the Scilab predefined functions have no header comments.


head_comments sinc

See Also

  • help — on-line help command
  • lib — library definition
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