Re: Re: Syntax Coloring
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- Subject: [mg93517] Re: [mg93499] Re: [mg93483] Syntax Coloring
- From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
- Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 04:03:58 -0500 (EST)
- Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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Could you explain what you mean when you suggest a truly syntax-oriented
Remember that Mathematica is not like many programming languages in that
there are not really different "parts of speech" -- verbs (i.e.,
functions), nouns (i.e., constants), pronouns (i.e., variables), adverbs
(i.e., operators), etc. EVERYTHING is an "expression".
E. Martin-Serrano wrote:
> In my opinion that it is not full synstax coloring but just lexical coloring
> plus some help to deal with bracketing.
> Imaging the time to save if WRI impplements a truly sintax oriented editor.
> It would be really great, and on the other hand it is absolutly mandatory.
> What about dealing with large real life Mathematica programs in the curent
> E. Martin-Serrano
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Park" <djmpark at comcast.net>
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> Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 1:44 PM
> Subject: [mg93499] [mg93483] Syntax Coloring
>> For me, one of the greatest aids and timesavers in Version 6 is the syntax
>> coloring. I think the WRI developers deserve a lot of credit for putting
>> this in and making it work so well.
>> David Park
>> djmpark at comcast.net
>> <http://home.comcast.net/~djmpark> http://home.comcast.net/~djmpark
Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu
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