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bug #41451: Runs on Window 7, but not on Windows 8

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Tue 04 Feb 2014 02:00:58 AM UTC  
Category: InterpreterSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Incorrect Result
Status: DuplicateAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Kevin M GaukelOriginator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: ClosedRelease: 3.6.4
Operating System: Microsoft Windows

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Thu 27 Mar 2014 04:57:04 AM UTC, comment #3:

Consensus seems to be that this is a duplicate of bug #37623. No response from reporter indicating any differently. Marking as duplicate and closing.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Tue 04 Feb 2014 06:22:46 PM UTC, comment #2:

Tried to start Octave with the "-i --line-editing" flag?

A google on "Octave windows 8" yields this post:

Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
Project Member
Tue 04 Feb 2014 04:32:22 PM UTC, comment #1:

could you please try the latest version, 3.8.0? <http://mxeoctave.osuv.de/>

Felipe G. Nievinski <fgnievinski>
Tue 04 Feb 2014 02:00:58 AM UTC, original submission:

I am running Octave 3.6.4 on my i5 laptop running Windows 7 with little or no difficulty. I installed Octave 3.6.4 on my Windows 8 laptop (i3 processor) but it only comes up with the intro but no "cursor". When I enter anything other than "exit", it has an error and shuts down the window.

I am wondering if Octave 3.6.4 is compatible with Windows 8.1.


Kevin - WB0POH



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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Thu 27 Mar 2014 04:57:04 AM UTCmtmillerStatusNeed Info=>Duplicate
      Dependencies-=>Depends on bugs #37623
    Thu 06 Feb 2014 05:11:38 AM UTCmtmillerCategoryOctave Forge Package=>Interpreter
      Item GroupNone=>Incorrect Result
      StatusNone=>Need Info

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