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== Our recommendation ==
 
== Our recommendation ==
   
On Mac OS, we suggest the Smultron text editor.
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On Mac OS, we suggest the Smultron text editor. You'll have to first ''download'' it, then ''install'' it.
   
To install Smultron:
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To ''download' Smultron:
   
* Click [http://voxel.dl.sourceforge.net/project/smultron/smultron/3.5.1/Smultron-3.5.1.zip]
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* Click [http://voxel.dl.sourceforge.net/project/smultron/smultron/3.5.1/Smultron-3.5.1.zip this link and download the ZIP file]
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* The ZIP file will expand, and you will have app called Smultron.
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* Open Finder from the bar at the bottom.
   
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To ''install' it:
* Click http://www.activestate.com/komodo-edit/downloads/thank-you?dl=http://downloads.activestate.com/Komodo/releases/6.1.1/Komodo-Edit-6.1.1-7295-macosx-x86.dmg to download the Komodo Edit installer.
 
* Once the installer is done downloading, start Finder (the blue smiley face on your Dock).
 
* On the left side of the Finder, under "Devices", there will be and entry for "Komodo-Edit-6".
 
* Click on "Komodo-Edit-6".
 
* Click on "Komodo Edit.app" in the center column and drag it to "Applications"
 
   
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* Start Finder
To run Komodo Edit:
 
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* On the left side of the Finder, under "Places", click on "Applications".
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* Drag the Smultron icon to any blank space in that window.
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To ''run'' Smultron:
   
 
* Start Finder
 
* Start Finder
 
* On the left side of the Finder, under "Places", click on "Applications".
 
* On the left side of the Finder, under "Places", click on "Applications".
* In the middle column, scroll down to to find Komodo Edit.
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* In the middle column, scroll down to to find Smultron.
* Double-click Komodo Edit to launch the editor.
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* Double-click Smultron to launch the editor.
   
 
== Success! ==
 
== Success! ==

Revision as of 23:14, 7 July 2011

Our recommendation

On Mac OS, we suggest the Smultron text editor. You'll have to first download it, then install it.

To download' Smultron:

To install' it:

  • Start Finder
  • On the left side of the Finder, under "Places", click on "Applications".
  • Drag the Smultron icon to any blank space in that window.

To run Smultron:

  • Start Finder
  • On the left side of the Finder, under "Places", click on "Applications".
  • In the middle column, scroll down to to find Smultron.
  • Double-click Smultron to launch the editor.

Success!

Now you have an editor that you can use to open any text file, including Python programs.

If you prefer a different editor for text, check with an instructor before moving on to make sure it will work for the weekend.

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