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bug #54288: some small patches for Octave 4.4.0 document

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Wed 11 Jul 2018 10:43:48 AM UTC  
Category:  Documentation Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Documentation
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  4.4.0
Operating System:  Any

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Thu 12 Jul 2018 04:21:38 PM UTC, comment #3:

I checked and you are correct that "warning (mode_struct)" is not a valid calling form. I made the documentation change here: https://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/5f63ca41eacb.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Thu 12 Jul 2018 12:48:12 AM UTC, comment #2:

Thank maintainer, as always, for fixing so many bugs every day.

I did some more trying, and found that it seems that if we use
then the function also thinks we are using the syntax
to change the state of warnings rather than modes.

If it is so, the last line in the docstring header
should be removed.

The function "warning" is not in an M-file. I'm not familiar with C++, so I was just guessing the behavior from the output. Maybe my guess is wrong.

Below is the output:

Wed 11 Jul 2018 03:42:36 PM UTC, comment #1:

This looks very good. It's a large manual (> 1000 pages) and clearly you have looked carefully at nearly every page. The only change I didn't make was this one:

In this case, it is correct that the mode can only be "off" or "on". If you use "query" then the function thinks you are using the syntax


I checked in the changes on the stable branch here http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/07c2c42f457e. This will be part of the 4.4.1 bug fix release soon.

Marking as fixed and closing report.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Wed 11 Jul 2018 10:43:48 AM UTC, original submission:

Some small issues found in the whole document of Octave 4.4.0.

Chapter A.3: redundant "do do"
OCTAVE_EXEC_HOME: function name misplaced
warning: rename "mode_st" to "mode_struct" for consistency; mode state can also be "query"
num2hex: missing '"'
octave_core_file_limit: redundant "is is"; redundant ')'
quad2d, integral2, integral3: replace 'x' into '*' for consistency
warning_ids: "Octave:erase:chararray" misplaced
decic: quote variable "y" and "yp"
pqpnonneg, lsqnonneg: missing ')'
bicg: redundant ';;'
betaincinv: redundant ')'

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