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Re: How to set the editor for Octave in 3.0

From: Michael Goffioul
Subject: Re: How to set the editor for Octave in 3.0
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2008 21:44:56 +0100

On 2/10/08, Jaap A. Haitsma <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi,
> I don't want to change my EDITOR environment variable, to select the
> editor I want to use for octave.
> If I put
> EDITOR="gedit"
> in ~/.octaverc
> I get the following error
> warning: EDITOR is no longer a built-in variable; please read the NEWS
> file or type `news' for details
> Is there another way (except the environment variable) in octave 3.0 to do 
> this

If you read the EDITOR help ("help EDITOR"), then you learn that
changing the EDITOR value in octave is done with:


instead of



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