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Welcome to Scilab 6.1

Scilab 6.1 is a major new release of Scilab, the open-source platform for numerical computation.

Here is a tour of the changes between Scilab 6.1.0 & 6.1.1.

To have a tour with the help browser, enter --> help 6.1.1 in the console, and browse related pages.

Feature changes and additions

Help pages

In a continuous effort, more than 100 pages have been improved or even rewritten, or/and better sorted in sections. Clarifying short descriptions, clarifying the set of syntaxes, completing and clarifying the description of arguments, improving cross-referencing through the See also sections, illustrating results of examples by showing the console's output, adding examples, updating the history sections for passed undocumented changes, and of course improving the Description sections, have been done.

In parallel, many pages are actively translated in Russian.

Bug fixes

In this version, extra effort has been expended on bug fixing and stabilization. Detailed information about those improvements can be found on the CHANGES file.



Documentation and help

If you are new to Scilab, please use the Scilab beginners tutorial and Xcos beginners tutorial provided by the Scilab Team.

The Scilab Team provides also some documentation and tutorials.




Other resources

Scilab Homepage - Consult Scilab official website

Wiki - Consult documentations, tricks, etc.

Bug Tracker - Report bugs and wishes about Scilab

Forge - Browse and publish Scilab modules

Mailing Lists - Communicate and exchange with the community

ATOMS - Browse Scilab packaged modules

File Exchange - Exchange your scripts, results and files.