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add doc about *** wildcards

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-  DOCTEST
+DOCTEST
   Run examples embedded in documentation
  
   doctest func_name
   Save that to 'add7.m'.  Now you can say 'doctest add7' and it will run
   'add7(3)' and make sure that it gets back 'ans = 10'.
  
+  If the output of some function will change each time you call it, for
+  instance if it includes a random number, you can put *** (three
+  asterisks) where the changing element should be.  This acts as a
+  wildcard, and will match anything.
  
   LIMITATIONS:
  
   because I haven't found a good way to mark these subsequent lines as
   part-of-the-source-code rather than part-of-the-result.
   
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 % Save that to 'add7.m'.  Now you can say 'doctest add7' and it will run
 % 'add7(3)' and make sure that it gets back 'ans = 10'.
 %
+% If the output of some function will change each time you call it, for
+% instance if it includes a random number, you can put *** (three
+% asterisks) where the changing element should be.  This acts as a
+% wildcard, and will match anything.
 %
 % LIMITATIONS:
 %