User manual

Below, you can read the latest version of the user manual:

Gekko includes a user manual, so after installation of Gekko, you may press F1 or type HELP to open up the Gekko help system. The inbuilt help file is in so-called chm format, which you can download below (the contents are the same as the online user manual):

If the .chm file does not open up properly, please see here.

Older versions of the user manual

Older versions of the user documentation:


The user manual is continuously updated, and covers the following main sections:

  • Introduction
  • Gekko syntax basics
  • Gekko commands
  • Gekko functions
  • Gekko solvers
  • Comparison with similar software
  • Appendix