Re: Re: Using a text editor like interface for Mathematica?
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- Subject: [mg64425] Re: [mg64386] Re: Using a text editor like interface for Mathematica?
- From: "Ingolf Dahl" <ingolf.dahl at telia.com>
- Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 04:11:33 -0500 (EST)
- Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com
Please, explain what is "MathematicaPackageImEditingNow"? No hits anywhere... Ingolf Dahl Sweden > -----Original Message----- > From: Jens-Peer Kuska [mailto:kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de] To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net > Subject: [mg64425] [mg64386] Re: Using a text editor like interface for > Mathematica? > > Hi, > > write you *.m files in TextPad (I use it too) and in your FrontEnd say > > <<MathematicaPackageImEditingNow` > > and only do teh testing in the FrontEnd ... > > Regards > Jens > > <grub_snuffler at yahoo.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag > news:dsru9v$5ee$1 at smc.vnet.net... > |I very much dislike how using Mathematica's front > end is like programming in > | Microsoft Word. It makes its own style and > indenting choices, and I > | prefer using something like the > syntax-highlighted text editor format > | that most traditional compilers use (e.g. Visual > c++). > | > | The tabs / spacing, fonts and colors are never > right. The non-bold > | fonts look anemic. I know this sound neurotic, > but I program in Mathematica > | frequently, so it's important. > | > | To add to the problem, Mathematica 5.2 (and > probably earlier releases) has some > | nasty bug in the front end that loses track of > my tabs and other > | whitespaces. Occasionally (frequently) I have > to cut my code and paste > | it into a text editor and then cut and paste it > back, which destroys > | all my tabs and spacing. > | > | I'd like to get Mathematica to be as similar as > possible to a text-editor > | (preferably with syntax highlighting intact), > but I've never been able > | to get it quite right. Does anyone know of a > style sheet that does > | this? Or is there any other way to do it? I > just want a nice, Courier > | New, 12 or 14 pt. font, with the tabs and > spacing behaving *exactly* > | like they do in a text editor, and with a gray > background. Exactly how > | I've set my VC++ editor and Textpad settings. > | > | A million thank yous to anyone who can help. > | > | -john > | > > >