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Re: Wolfram Workbench source editor and corrupted file

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  • Subject: [mg97158] Re: Wolfram Workbench source editor and corrupted file
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Fri, 6 Mar 2009 04:28:40 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <goo8dt$t3s$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de

Hi,

I would not recommend a Java bases editor for a probably
huge ASCII file. You need a ASCII editor that can find
matching {},[] symbols like the most programmers editors do.
TextPad, UltraEdit, Notepad++, TextMate should do that better.

The Workbench editor is for short Mathematica packages, some
100 kByte typical (in the most cases less) and not for a 4 MByte 
notebook with graphic  boxes and formating.

Regards
   Jens


Kelly, Mark C wrote:
> Hello, I have a simple question.
> 
> I have an important Mathematica Notebook (.nb) file which became corrupted. 
> The end of it is missing (incomplete), and I cannot seem to salvage the 
> contents yet. 
> 
> I read that I could use the Source Editor in Wolfram-Workbench to 
> examine the corrupted file, and make usable the "complete" parts which
> are still there. 
> 
> However, it is not apparent how to "see" (view/edit) the NoteBook file
> in Workbench. I have imported it, but I cannot see it...I just see a
> 4-line long bit.  
> 
> But using a text editor I see that there are really thousands of lines.
> 
> My question is:  how can I view and edit the nb file, so as to "fix" it
> to make parts of it usable again? 
> 
> Maybe vim or Notepad+ or the like are preferable to the WW SourceEditor? 
> 
> 
> Thank you for any info or assistance,
> 
> /Mark
> 
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> -------------------
> Mark C Kelly, PhD
> Scientist, Ris=F8/DTU
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