## How do I open a TXT file in Octave?

To run your Octave file in GNU Octave.

- navigate to editor tab at the bottom of command editor.
- Press Ctrl+O or Go to file and open your file.
- Pres F5 or Navigate to Run and Save and Run.

**How will save file in Octave?**

Saving Your Octave Session Log to a File and Editing:

- dragging the mouse cursor with the right button held down over the contents,
- click the Copy command in the Terminal/Edit submenu (also the Alt-c key sequence on most keyboards),
- click on the Edit Icon on the Dock.
- click the New command on the Edit/File submenu.

### Can Octave read .MAT files?

What you are saying is that MATLAB can load the mat files that it saves, and Octave can load the mat files that it saves, but MATLAB can’t load the mat files that Octave saves.

**Where does Octave save files?**

Saving Files The files are saved in your current directory, as seen on the top of the window. By default the current directory is …/Octave/work.

#### How do you plot in Octave?

When plotting in Octave you plot points having their x -values stored in one vector and the y -values in another vector. The two vectors must be the same size. Octave inserts lines between the points. If you want a smoother graph, make a longer x -vector.

**Is Octave same as MATLAB?**

MATLAB is a matrix laboratory, referred to as language used for technical computations. Octave is programming language used for numerical computations.

## How do I print an Octave?

To print the value of a variable without printing its name, use the function disp . The format command offers some control over the way Octave prints values with disp and through the normal echoing mechanism.

**Is Octave like Matlab?**

As you’ve written: “The language [Octave] is almost identical to basic Matlab.” When using _advanced_ instead of _basic_ Matlab features, the differences between these platforms become more considerable.

### How do you use an Octave GUI?

or consult the GNU Octave manual to install GNU Octave on your system. Then, start the GNU Octave by clicking the icon in the programs menu or launch the interactive prompt by typing octave in a terminal. See the manual page on running Octave. The GNU Octave graphical user interface (GUI).

**What is the extension of a saved file in Octave?**

Save the data in HDF5 format. (HDF5 is a free, portable binary format developed by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois.) This format is only available if Octave was built with a link to the HDF5 libraries.

#### Where can I find the documentation of octave?

There is a complete documentation of Octave at http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/doc/interpreter/ You can format numbers in three different ways; format long, format short and format bank (2 decimals) Just writing the command format will give you the default format short. When handling text instead of numbers you use strings.

**How big of a field can octave format?**

Fixed point format with 15 significant figures in a field that is a maximum of 20 characters wide. As with the ‘ short ’ format, Octave will switch to an exponential ‘ e ’ format if it is unable to format a matrix properly using the current format.

## Are there functions in octave for formatted output?

The following functions are available for formatted output. They are modeled after the C language functions of the same name, but they interpret the format template differently in order to improve the performance of printing vector and matrix values.

**What’s the default format for floating point numbers in octave?**

By default, Octave displays 5 significant digits in a human readable form (option ‘short’ paired with ‘loose’ format for matrices). If formatis invoked without any options, this default format is restored. Valid formats for floating point numbers are listed in the following table.