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Re: dual window editor

From: Wilbert Berendsen
Subject: Re: dual window editor
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 15:35:37 +0200
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Op maandag 20 april 2009, schreef address@hidden:
> JEdit is O.K., but it would be a big help to me if there were a dual-window
> editor that would incorporate an interpreter (rather than a compiler).  One
> window would show the text file as it was being developed; the other side
> would display - on command - the resulting PDF image.  (Think of the way
> the Matlab editor works.)  It would make debugging much easier to be able
> to see the results of code changes immediately, rather than have to save
> the .LY file and then call LP, then look at the result in Adobe.

I think JEdit + LilyPondTool exactly offers this: LilyPondTool has a PDF 
preview window, even with clickable notes that position the cursor in the text 
edit window.

Frescobaldi is another program that does this (i wrote it myself): but it currently only runs on Linux :-)

best regards,
Wilbert Berendsen

Frescobaldi, LilyPond editor for KDE:

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