[Oberon] Help in using an Oberon systems.
chris at cfbsoftware.com
Wed Dec 19 22:27:24 CET 2012
> -----Original Message-----
> From: eas lab [mailto:lab.eas at gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, 20 December 2012 2:06 AM
> To: ETH Oberon and related systems
> Subject: Re: [Oberon] Help in using an Oberon systems.
> | >
> Chris Burrows wrote:-
> | Yes indeed! Both of our IDEs -
> | CPIde (for Gardens Point Component Pascal):
> | http://www.cfbsoftware.com/cpide
> | and Astrobe:
> | http://www.astrobe.com
> | have the following features:
> | * Automatically generated indexed list of procedures and imports:
> | Click on a procedure name to position the editor at that
> | procedure;
> click on
> | an import name to open the source code for that import.
> | * Automatic syntax-colouring as you type.
> | * Automatic upper-case conversion of keywords as you type (my
> | pinkies
> | wasting away!)
> | I use them both a lot when studying / navigating Oberon .Mod files
> | -
> | just need to strip of the two or three lines of header information
> when so
> | they become normal text files.
> An actual description of the features, like Chris Burrows' above would be.
> good, before we invest effort to learn that it's no good for our
The features are described in detail with screenshots in the Astrobe Help
file. The download file size of the *entire* system (IDE, Editor, compiler,
linker, builder, help files, source code examples, documentation etc. etc.)
is less than 2Mb and can be installed in less than a minute so it doesn't
take too much effort for anybody to evaluate these features:
However, I'm guessing from your comments in many of your previous posts here
that the fact that it requires Windows would render it as no good for *your*
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