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bug #37787: info cannot jump to "while" statement

Submitted by:  Francesco Potortì <pot>
Submitted on:  Wed 21 Nov 2012 03:55:14 PM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Incorrect Documentation
Status: FixedAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Closed
Release: 3.6.2Operating System: GNU/Linux

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Wed 28 Nov 2012 05:17:13 PM UTC, comment #1:

I fixed this on the stable branch (http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/ddc651eecf7a). It will be in the next release of Octave, either 3.6.4 or 3.8.0.

Rik <rik5>
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Wed 21 Nov 2012 03:55:14 PM UTC, original submission:

This bug happens both in the Emacs and in the standalone Info readers.

If I try to jump to the info page for one of the statements (if, switch, while and so on), I get an error, presumably because the statement names are enclosed in quotes (`if', `switch', `while' and so on). To reproduce:

$ info octave
type 'i'
type 'while'
type 'RET'
error: Cannot find node `(octave)The while Statement'.

Francesco Potortì <pot>


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