Re: Text-based interface: Editing line input

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg91929] Re: Text-based interface: Editing line input*From*: Ken Johnson <othojunk at yahoo.com>*Date*: Sat, 13 Sep 2008 05:54:26 -0400 (EDT)*Reply-to*: othojunk at yahoo.com

Thanks for the suggestion. This is exactly what I want. --- On Thu, 9/11/08, Szabolcs Horv=E1t <szhorvat at gmail.com> wrote: > From: Szabolcs Horv=E1t <szhorvat at gmail.com> > Subject: Re: Text-based interface: Editing line input > To: othojunk at yahoo.com > Cc: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net > Date: Thursday, September 11, 2008, 2:39 PM > On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 22:05, Ken Johnson > <othojunk at yahoo.com> wrote: > > > > It is interesting that math.exe does provide in-line > text editing. Well the linux versions do not. I guess I > should have mentioned that I was using linux. However I did > find a good solution to my problem on a linux forum. I can > wrap the math command with rlwrap, which will intercept > input from the command line and allow editing, history etc > before passing it onto Mathematica. > > > > rlwrap math > > > > If you're on Linux, try the JMath front end: > > http://robotics.caltech.edu/~radford/jmath/ > > I have never used it myself, but it uses gnu readline, so > it should > provide line editing and command history. > > Szabolcs=0A=0A=0A