Services & Resources / Wolfram Forums / MathGroup Archive
-----

MathGroup Archive 2008

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

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      


  • Prev by Date: How can you get the list of
  • Next by Date: Re: Text-based interface: Editing line input
  • Previous by thread: Re: Text-based interface: Editing line input
  • Next by thread: Re: Text-based interface: Editing line input