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startup files


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


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


if ls(SCIHOME+"/scilab.ini") == [] & ls(SCIHOME+"/.scilab") == []
   disp("No startup file defined");

See also

  • scilab — runs Scilab in interactive or batch mode with command line options
  • SCIHOME — contains the path to preferences, history files of your Scilab session.
  • SCI — variable containing the value of the root path of Scilab.
  • TMPDIR — temporary directory path.
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