Change the current working directory to dir. If dir is omitted, the current directory is changed to the user's home directory. For example,cd ~/octave
changes the current working directory to ~/octave. If the directory does not exist, an error message is printed and the working directory is not changed.
List directory contents. For example:ls -l -| total 12 -| -rw-r--r-- 1 jwe users 4488 Aug 19 04:02 foo.m -| -rw-r--r-- 1 jwe users 1315 Aug 17 23:14 bar.m
lscommands are implemented by calling your system's directory listing command, so the available options may vary from system to system.
Query or set the shell command used by Octave's
See also: ls.
Display file listing for directory directory. If a return value is requested, return a structure array with the fieldsname bytes date isdir statinfo
statinfois the structure returned from
If directory is not a directory, return information about the named filename. directory may be a list of directories specified either by name or with wildcard characters (like * and ?) which will be expanded with glob.
Note that for symbolic links,
dirreturns information about the file that the symbolic link points to instead of the link itself. However, if the link points to a nonexistent file,
dirreturns information about the link.