Looking for the Perfect Editor

Kent Johnson kent at kentsjohnson.com
Mon Sep 11 03:30:17 CEST 2006


Dick Moores wrote:

> I downloaded Python (7) from 
> http://www.textpad.com/add-ons/synn2t.html and put the file 
> PythonV2.4.syn in C:\Program Files\TextPad 4\system .
> 
> However, no syntax highlighting is showing up. so I must have done 
> something wrong. Do I have to do something other than put 
> PythonV2.4.syn in C:\Program Files\TextPad 4\system ?

One more step - make a new Document Class for Python (in the prefs). 
Associate it with *.py, turn on syntax highlighting and select the 
syntax file you downloaded.

> 
> Also, why do you use TextPad instead of IDLE?

You're kidding, right?

Kent



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