After stumbling around for several hours in the emacs documentation, I still can't figure out how to do what I want, which is ...
To make the emacs editing environment for Octave as much as possible like the Matlab editor with which I am familiar, starting with making comment lines show up as green rather red, making "if" "for" and "end" statements blue rather than purple, etc.
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