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Re: Built-in variables documentation

John W. Eaton
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On 31-Oct-2008, Søren Hauberg wrote:

| tor, 30 10 2008 kl. 10:05 -0400, skrev John W. Eaton:
| > | 2) Move the descriptions of the built-in functions to different
| > | chapters, i.e. move the 'page_screen_output' description to Chapter 14
| > | [Input and Output].
| > |
| > | Personally, I prefer the second solution. Any alternative solutions or
| > | opinions?
| >
| > Yes, the second option is probably good.  Does it matter that there
| > would no longer be a single list of all the functions that can be used
| > to customize Octave's behavior?
|
| Okay, that was easy. All the ex-variables was already mentioned in the
| respective chapters. So, I just had to remove the list. I've changed the
| part of the text that mentions the 'ans' variable. Changeset attached.
|
| > | Also, we have "Variable Index" at the end of the manual. Perhaps that
| > | should just be removed now, that almost all variables have been removed?
| >
| > Yes, it could be removed.  The only variable that I think we have now
| > is "ans", and that could be moved to the concept index.  Are there any
| > others?
|
| Arrghh, I forgot about that part in my changeset. I'll send an extra
| changeset in a while, that removes the variable index, and move any
| "left-over" variables to the concept index.

I applied this patch.

Thanks,

jwe

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Re: Built-in variables documentation

John W. Eaton
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On 31-Oct-2008, Søren Hauberg wrote:

| fre, 31 10 2008 kl. 16:07 +0100, skrev Søren Hauberg:
| > > | Also, we have "Variable Index" at the end of the manual. Perhaps that
| > > | should just be removed now, that almost all variables have been removed?
| > >
| > > Yes, it could be removed.  The only variable that I think we have now
| > > is "ans", and that could be moved to the concept index.  Are there any
| > > others?
| >
| > Arrghh, I forgot about that part in my changeset. I'll send an extra
| > changeset in a while, that removes the variable index, and move any
| > "left-over" variables to the concept index.
|
| The attached patch removes the variable index, and adds 'ans',
| 'varargin', and 'varargout' to the concept index.

I applied this patch.

Thanks,

jwe