[NTG-context] A default editor for ConTeXt standalone?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Feb 5 10:49:08 CET 2014

On 2/5/2014 7:41 AM, Marcin Borkowski wrote:
> Hi all,
> just a thought.  Some time ago wise people decided to include TeXworks
> into TeXlive, so that newbies installing TeXlive can get a
> "batteries-included" package (not having to choose/install an editor).
> Would it be (a) reasonable and (b) not too much time-consuming to do a
> similar move with ConTeXt standalone?  I'm not saying it would have to
> be TeXworks (or my beloved Emacs, for that matter;)).  I am aware that
> this is an additional work to maintain etc., and I'm probably not
> capable of doing it myself, but...
> What do you think?

FYI: I use SciTE and all files needed to support context in it are in 
the distribution adn kept up to date (including advanced lexers for 
relevant file formats, like tex, lua, xml, pdf, w). I nowadays use 
sumatrapdf for previewing which is supported in a edit-preview cycle.


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