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Make octave-mode recognise the MATLAB command spmd

The parallel toolbox for MATLAB has a command, spmd (https://se.mathworks.com/help/parallel-computing/spmd.html), that octave-mode does not recognize. Note: I know how to make octave-mode recognize ...
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Emacs doesn't detect octave (windows)

I am new to Emacs and trying to set up octave so that it runs inside Emacs. I followed the instructions on the official website but it didn't work as Emacs threw a error searching for program: no ...
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Octave-mode disable octave-sync-function-file-names on save

Is there a variable I can set to disable the call of octave-sync-function-file-names after saving a file?
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Better syntax highlighting in MATLAB/Octave

I'm using emacs for editing a bunch of matlab files. The only gripe that I have is that the syntax highlighting provided by octave-mode is pretty poor. This is the syntax highlighting provided by ...
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When MATLAB mode is installed opening an m file gives a file mode specification error

I have installed the matlab-mode-20160902.459 package from MELPA and whenever I open an m file (i.e., a file with the file extension .m which is the file extension of most MATLAB/GNU Octave scripts) I ...
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[OSX]Octave not quite working within Emacs

it is my first time asking question here. I am a college sophomore. I am taking a Matlab course this semester and find Octave an alternative so I get that installed through Homebrew in my Mac. The ...
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Commented lines shoot off to column 32 in octave-mode

I am using the octave major mode for editing my MATLAB code, since it is more convenient than the unsupported MATLAB packages for emacs on the internet. One downside is whenever I try to auto-indent ...
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How to go through command history based on what's been typed (matlab style)

Using examples from octave mode to explain this, but it would be useful in other places as well. When going through the command history it would be nice to only display entries that match what's ...