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Month: June 2018

Re: [trinity-users] taking trinity to new frontiers

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@...>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:26:30 -0400
On Tuesday 26 June 2018 09:47:09 Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:

> Am Dienstag, 26. Juni 2018 schrieb Gene Heskett:
> > On Tuesday 26 June 2018 08:51:15 Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
> > > When we are at LinuxCNC, could you try out the new syntax
> > > highlighting for gcode? It's included in the latest psb builds.
> > >
> > > Nik
> >
> > For what editor? Where should I see it IOW. Certainly not gedit as
> > it has an incurable tendency to move arbitrary blocks of code around
> > in the file so its been nuked from all of my systems. gedit is a
> > very capable editor, capable of wrecking 2 years work. I've sorted
> > that pan of scrambled eggs, 1000 LOC, several times too many, even
> > resorting to getting last nights backup out to recover.
> It's for "kate" and "kwrite" :-)
> > I now use nano or geany if a gui is available, which so far has Just
> > Worked(TM). It does do some C style code checking, matching brackets
> > etc type stuff, but I've found highlighting words only usefull by
> > the spell checkers.
> geany was what I used ill I found FernVs gcode.xml for kate. I think
> the highlighting for kate works way better than in geany. The only bug
> I found is indirect o-calls are marked as syntax error (e.g.: o[#1] is
> displayed red underlined).
I'll have to see if thats available. kate and kwrite were not installed 
on that machine, but 47 files are being updated as I type, and a reboot 
will be needed before I can test this. And after installing them both, I 
can't find it (g-code.xml).

> > As for LCNC, I wish the highliteing of the line being processed in
> > it lower code display wasn't greyed out as it is now, but displayed
> > in bold text. Trying to read the greyed out text is getting
> > difficult with my cataracts thrown in.
> >
> > perhaps you could do something about that?
> I think that would be possible, but axis is written python and my
> python knowledge is still in a book on the shelf ..

99% of mine is too, but I've not bought the book yet. :(
> > And we are off-topic, again.
> >
> :-)
> Nik

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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