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In the editor, you can use most of these keyboard shortcuts. You can also use these special keyboard shortcuts:
Octave Online is the most popular web UI for GNU Octave, the open-source alternative to MATLAB.
We are testing a new feature that enables you to synchronize your Octave Online script files with your local machine. This lets you use Octave or MATLAB when you're on your own computer and Octave Online when you're on the road.
We use Git, a popular version control system, to handle the syncing process, so you can also see the revision history on your script files. Watch this screencast for an example of how to use Octave Online Sync.
Please send feedback on this feature to our support team using the "Feedback" link.