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

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InstallationEdit

Package requirementsEdit

This package requires Octave 3.6 or later.

Octave installationEdit

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

To verify, from octave commmand line:

>> pkg install list windows 


To install from octave commmand line:

>> pkg install -forge windows

Using itEdit

Load it before any usage:

>> pkg load windows


Simple exampleEdit

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

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


DocumentationEdit

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