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
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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 | > | | > | > | > | |