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Re: unable to show or get editor pane in octave gui (qt)

From: Kai Torben Ohlhus
Subject: Re: unable to show or get editor pane in octave gui (qt)
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 10:20:07 +0900
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On 9/15/20 1:37 PM, Kai Torben Ohlhus wrote:
> On 9/15/20 3:21 AM, sherin wrote:
>> How should i check for qscinltilla? Sorry, i have no idea about it.
> Sorry, this was a rather technical request 😇
> You can check for qscintilla (some library used to give GNU Octave an
> builtin editor) support by typing into your command window:
>    >> __octave_config_info__ ("QSCINTILLA")
>    ans = 1
> If "ans = 0" appears, then your Octave was built without the editor, and
> there is nothing you can do to make the editor appear magically.
> On a macOS system I tested the latest Octave 5.2.0 from Homebrew and I
> obtained "ans = 0".  Thus I am afraid you cannot make use of the builtin
> Octave editor now.
> The issue is reported
> HTH,
> Kai

The Homebrew developers are super fast. 🙂

If you run

   brew update
   brew upgrade

you should get "octave 5.2.0_10", which contains the builtin Octave editor.


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