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manedit

editing a manual item

Syntax

manedit(manitem)

Arguments

manitem

character string (usually, name of a function)

Description

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.

Examples

manedit('manedit')

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

See also

  • help — queries and displays help pages in the Scilab help browser
  • help_skeleton — build the skeleton of the xml help file associated to a Scilab function
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