Scilab Home page | Wiki | Bug tracker | Forge | Mailing list archives | ATOMS | File exchange
Please login or create an account

Please note that the recommended version of Scilab is 6.0.2. This page might be outdated.
However, this page did not exist in the previous stable version.

Scilab Help >> Scilab

Scilab

  • Scilab keywords
    • backslash(\) left matrix division.
    • brackets [,;]Concatenation. Recipients of an assignment. Results of a function
    • colon (:)Ranging operator. Addresses all elements along an array dimension or of a list.
    • comma(,) comma; instruction, argument separator
    • comments(// or /*...*/) comments
    • comparisoncomparison, relational operators
    • dollar($) last index
    • dot(.) symbol
    • equal(=) assignment , comparison, equal sign
    • extractionmatrix and list entry extraction
    • getscilabkeywordsreturns a list with all scilab keywords.
    • hat(^) exponentiation
    • assignationpartial variable assignation
    • greater(>) greater than comparison
    • minus(-) subtraction operator, sign changes
    • not(~) logical not
    • parentheses( ) left and right parenthesis
    • percent(%) special character
    • plus(+) addition operator
    • quote(') transpose operator, string delimiter
    • semicolon(;) ending expression and row separator
    • slash(/) right division and feed back
    • star(*) multiplication operator
    • symbolsscilab operator names
    • tilde(~) logical not
  • Control flow
    • abortinterrupt evaluation.
    • breakkeyword to interrupt loops
    • casekeyword used in statement "select"
    • continuekeyword to pass control to the next iteration of a loop
    • dolanguage keyword for loops
    • elsekeyword in if-then-else and select-case-then-else
    • elseifkeyword in if-then-else
    • endend keyword
    • forlanguage keyword for loops
    • haltstop execution
    • ifkeyword for conditional execution
    • pausepause mode, invoke keyboard
    • resumereturn or resume execution and copy some local variables
    • returnreturn or resume execution and copy some local variables
    • selectselect keyword
    • thenkeyword in control flows 'if' and 'select'
    • catchbeginning of catch block in try-catch control instruction
    • whilewhile keyword
  • Configuration
    • bannershows Scilab banner
    • getdebuginfoget information about Scilab to debug
    • getmemoryreturns free and total system memory
    • getmodulesreturns list of modules installed in Scilab
    • getosreturn Operating System name and version
    • getscilabmodereturns scilab mode
    • getshellreturns current command interpreter.
    • getversionget scilab and modules version information
    • oldEmptyBehaviourControls the operation+ and operation- behaviour for Scilab
    • recursionlimitget or set recursion limit
    • sciargsscilab command line arguments
    • verVersion information for Scilab
    • with_javasciChecks if Scilab has been built with the Java interface
    • with_macros_sourceChecks if macros sources are installed
    • with_moduleChecks if a Scilab module is installed
    • with_tkChecks if Scilab has been built with TCL/TK
  • Debugging
    • debugDebugging environment in Scilab
    • whereget current instruction calling tree
    • whereamidisplay current instruction calling tree
  • Error handling
  • Variables
    • Constants
      • SCI, WSCIvariable containing the value of the root path of Scilab.
      • SCIHOMEcontains the path to preferences, history files of your Scilab session.
      • TMPDIRtemporary directory path.
      • homeGives the user directory.
      • %eEuler number.
      • %epsepsilon (floating-point relative accuracy)
      • %f or %FBoolean variable for false.
      • %iimaginary unit
      • %infinfinity
      • %nannot-a-number
      • %piratio of circle's circumference to its diameter
      • %sA variable used to define polynomials.
      • %t or %TBoolean variable for true.
      • %zA variable used to define polynomials.
    • clearkills variables
    • clearglobalkills global variables
    • existschecks variable existence
    • globalDefine global variable
    • isdefchecks variable existence
    • isglobalchecks if a local variable has a global counterpart
    • namesNaming rules for variables and functions
    • predefvariable protection
    • wholisting of variables
    • who_userlisting of user's variables
    • whoslisting of variables in long form
  • exitEnds the current Scilab session
  • modesets or queries the mode echoing Scilab instructions in the console
  • perlCall Perl script using appropriate operating system executable. This function is obsolete.
  • quitTerminates Scilab or decreases the pause level
  • scilabruns Scilab in interactive or batch mode with command line options
  • startupstartup files
Scilab Enterprises
Copyright (c) 2011-2017 (Scilab Enterprises)
Copyright (c) 1989-2012 (INRIA)
Copyright (c) 1989-2007 (ENPC)
with contributors
Last updated:
Mon Feb 12 19:26:46 CET 2018