Re: Not Using a Text Editor Interface for Mathematica

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg64484] Re: Not Using a Text Editor Interface for Mathematica*From*: Renan <renan.birck at gmail.com>*Date*: Sat, 18 Feb 2006 02:50:47 -0500 (EST)*References*: <dt48rf$311$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

David Park wrote in comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica: > The average user would be better off mastering the regular Mathematica notebook interface. > The default interface automatically provides spaces and automatic indentation. I have spent a rather large amount of time tuning my favorite editor (Vim) to work with HTML and C/C++ programming. > Far better to think in terms of the Text-Equations-Diagrams (TED) interface. > Think of Mathematica as pencil and paper. > Write your textual explanations, write definitions, equations and rules, and draw diagrams. Most calculations I do with Mathematica are "number crunching". I don't draw diagrams that often.

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: Re: Not Using a Text Editor Interface for Mathematica***From:*Murray Eisenberg <murray@math.umass.edu>