Using the Crimson Editor with mle
The Crimson Editor works very well as a front-end for mle on Windows machines. The editor is a general purpose text editor that has capabilities for (1) syntax highlighting, (2) user-defined tools and (3) execution of programs from within the editor.
This page provides information and extensions for using mle with the Crimson Editor. A number of configuration files are provided that provide syntax highlighting, and execution of mle programs from within the Crimson editor.
The editor is available for free (although a donation to
its developer is appreciated).
Installation and configuration of the Crimson Editor for use with mle is easy. Here are the steps. Download and install the Crimson Editor on your Windows system. There are five small configuration files that must be installed to customize the editor for use with mle. I'll assume you installed the crimson editor in the default directory c:\program files\crimson editor:
The first time you run the editor, there are two steps to enable the highlighting and tools.
The editor has many useful features for text editing, and you can either explore the menus or read the documentation that comes with the editor. Five new tools are added for working with mle.
mle -v [file])
mle -h [word])
mle -H [word])
mle -p [file])