help-octave
[Top][All Lists]

## Re: Use Different Editor

 From: Kevin Goodspeed Subject: Re: Use Different Editor Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2008 18:33:56 -0500

```I did as you suggested and it works okay, except the next time I open
Octave, it defaults back to SciTE.  How do I make it permanent?

- CircuitsMan

On Feb 4, 2008 12:30 AM, Michael Goffioul <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 2/3/08, Kevin Goodspeed <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I don't understand what your telling me to do.  I read the help file
> > on edit and it didn't really tell me anything.  I found the edit.m
> > file, but I don't understand the changes you suggest I make.
>
> What I meant is that you can read the documentation of a function
> by typing "help function_name" at octave prompt. If you do that
> for "edit" (that is "help edit"), you should read that you can see
> what is the current editor used by octave through "edit get editor"
> and that you can change it through "edit editor new_editor_value".
>
> > BTW, I'm using Windows XP and if I can, I'd like to change the editor