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GNU Octave Manual Version 3
by John W. Eaton, David Bateman, Søren Hauberg
Paperback (6"x9"), 568 pages
ISBN 095461206X
RRP £24.95 ($39.95)

Get a printed copy>>> A Sample Command Description

Command descriptions have a format similar to function descriptions, except that the word `Function' is replaced by `Command. Commands are functions that may be called without surrounding their arguments in parentheses. For example, here is the description for Octave's cd command:

Command: cd dir
Command: chdir dir
Change the current working directory to dir. For example, cd ~/octave changes the current working directory to ‘~/octave’. If the directory does not exist, an error message is printed and the working directory is not changed.

ISBN 095461206XGNU Octave Manual Version 3See the print edition