Difference between revisions of "Windows package"

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The package may already be installed if you are using the mxe-octave based installation of windows.
 
The package may already be installed if you are using the mxe-octave based installation of windows.
  
To verify, from octave commmand line:
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To verify, from octave command line:
  
 
  >> pkg install list windows  
 
  >> pkg install list windows  
  
  
To install from octave commmand line:
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To install from octave command line:
  
  >> pkg install -forge windows
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  >> pkg -forge install windows
  
 
= Using it =
 
= Using it =

Latest revision as of 14:06, 24 March 2020

The windows package is part of the Octave Forge project and provides a COM interface and additional functionality on Windows

Installation[edit]

Package requirements[edit]

This package requires Octave 3.6 or later.

Octave installation[edit]

The package may already be installed if you are using the mxe-octave based installation of windows.

To verify, from octave command line:

>> pkg install list windows 


To install from octave command line:

>> pkg -forge install windows

Using it[edit]

Load it before any usage:

>> pkg load windows


Simple example[edit]

This example uses the com interface to display the current directory.

 wshell = actxserver ("WScript.Shell");
 wshell.CurrentDirectory


Documentation[edit]

Documentation and reference for the Windows package is available on Octave forge