You may also use the Emacs Info reader with Octave’s
For this, the package gnuserv needs to be installed.
If gnuserv is installed, add the lines
(autoload 'octave-help "octave-hlp" nil t) (require 'gnuserv) (gnuserv-start)
to your .emacs file.
You can use either ‘plain’ Emacs Info or the function
as your Octave info reader (for ‘help -i’). In the former case,
The latter is perhaps more attractive because it allows one to look up keys
in the indices of several info files related to Octave (provided
that the Emacs variable
octave-help-files is set correctly). In
this case, use
If you use Octave from within Emacs, it is best to add these settings to
your ~/.emacs-octave startup file (or the file pointed to by the