Mathematica 9 is now available
Services & Resources / Wolfram Forums
-----
 /
MathGroup Archive
2006
*January
*February
*March
*April
*May
*June
*July
*August
*September
*October
*November
*December
*Archive Index
*Ask about this page
*Print this page
*Give us feedback
*Sign up for the Wolfram Insider

MathGroup Archive 2006

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

Re: Re: Using a text editor like interface for Mathematica?

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg64435] Re: [mg64405] Re: Using a text editor like interface for Mathematica?
  • From: "Carl K. Woll" <carlw at wolfram.com>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 04:11:42 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <dsru9v$5ee$1@smc.vnet.net><dsupm5$6la$1@smc.vnet.net> <200602160805.DAA29821@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

grub_snuffler at yahoo.com wrote:
> Jens-Peer Kuska wrote:
> 
>>Hi,
>>
>>write you *.m files in TextPad (I use it too) and
>>in your FrontEnd say
>>
>><<MathematicaPackageImEditingNow`
>>
> 
> 
> Thanks to everyone.  I downloaded a .syn file for use in TextPad, and
> while I can't use it interactively with Mathematica, I still like it.  I read
> somewhere that Wolfram is putting syntax highlighting in the next
> version of Mathematica -- a welcome addition.
> 
> Now if only it would quit fighting me on tabs.... grrrr........

An option to avoid the tab issue is to use InputForm instead of 
StandardForm.

> 
> Oh, and the ability to use underscores in naming would've been nice.
> 

While underscores are not available, you can use things like 
\[UnderBracket] (alias esc u [ esc), \[UnderBrace] (alias esc u { esc), etc.

Carl Woll
Wolfram Research

> this_is_my_variable
> 
> is much more readable than
> 
> ThisIsMyVariable.
> 
> Sigh...............YouCantWinThemAll.


  • Prev by Date: Re: Mathematica:recursion with 2 arguments?
  • Next by Date: Re: Formatted Output (Exporting Data)
  • Previous by thread: Re: Using a text editor like interface for Mathematica?
  • Next by thread: Re: Using a text editor like interface for Mathematica?