On 6/24/20 3:28 PM, Samuel Doughty wrote:

> I've written a short script to use functions, and it does not run for me

> (it says the first function encountered is not defined). Any help would

> be appreciated. Here is my script:

>

> % TestFile1

> p=[1;2;3]

> q=[3;4;7]

> ssq=s2(q);

> [add,subt]=s1(p,q);

>

> function [sum,diff]=s1(a,b)

> print " Function s1 -- sum and difference"

> sum=a+b

> diff=a-b

> endfunction

> function sumsq=s2(a)

> print " Function s2 -- sum of squares"

> sumsq=a'*a

> endfunction

>

Hi Sam,

That's in Matlab format, where local functions go at the end of a

script. In Octave, functions inside a script need to come before they

are used.

Cheers,

Andrew