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[Octave-bug-tracker] [bug #48974] Should doc-string of function "help" a

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Subject: [Octave-bug-tracker] [bug #48974] Should doc-string of function "help" add "paren", besides "comma" and "semicolon"?
Date: Fri, 2 Sep 2016 03:58:50 +0000 (UTC)
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                 Summary: Should doc-string of function "help" add "paren",
besides "comma" and "semicolon"?
                 Project: GNU Octave
            Submitted by: None
            Submitted on: Fri 02 Sep 2016 03:58:48 AM UTC
                Category: Documentation
                Severity: 3 - Normal
                Priority: 5 - Normal
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             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any
                 Release: 4.0.3
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There are three non-function m-files comma.m, semicolon.m, paren.m as helper
on operators.

But the doc-string in function "help" only mentions two of them, "comma" and

>>  help help
'help' is a function from the file /usr/share/octave/4.0.3/m/help/help.m

 -- Command: help NAME
 -- Command: help '--list'
 -- Command: help '.'
 -- Command: help
     Display the help text for NAME.


     The help command can provide information about most operators, for
     example 'help +', but not the comma and semicolon characters which
     are used by the Octave interpreter as command separators.  For help
     on either of these type 'help comma' or 'help semicolon'.

Should it mention "paren" for operator parentheses as well for completeness?


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