# edit¶

## Purpose¶

Opens a file in the GAUSS programming editor.

## Format¶

edit filename
Parameters

filename (literal) – the name of the file to be opened.

## Examples¶

edit test1.e;


## Remarks¶

The edit command does not follow the src_path to locate files. You must specify the location in the filename. The default location is the current directory.

To edit the last run file, use F7 or the Action List toolbar.