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

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  • Subject: [mg64465] Re: Re: Using a text editor like interface for Mathematica?
  • From: "Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2006 02:49:49 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <dt47n9$27m$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

just what it says
the Mathematica package I'm editing in my beloved TextPad ..
and in the frontend I load the package, do some testing
and go back to my editor change something, save it, reload
it into the kernel ...

Regards
  Jens

Regards
  Jens
"Ingolf Dahl" <ingolf.dahl at telia.com> schrieb im 
Newsbeitrag news:dt47n9$27m$1 at smc.vnet.net...
| Please, explain what is 
"MathematicaPackageImEditingNow"?
| No hits anywhere...
|
| Ingolf Dahl
| Sweden
|
| > -----Original Message-----
| > From: Jens-Peer Kuska 
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
[mailto:kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de]
| > Subject: [mg64465]  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
| > |
| >
| >
| >
|
| 



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