If you want to write programs in OPL for Psion Workabout, the Kosmo text editor could become very handy as it offers the OPL’s syntax highlighting and option to compile OPL program on the PC into the OPO file. After transferring to the Workabout, the OPO file can be executed on it.
All you need is the PsiWin installed and the cable for connecting the Workabout.
The editor allows exporting source code to the HTML file, so you can retain syntax highlighting in your Blog post. The Scratch Pad feature allows copying snippets of code to and from the scratch Pad (right panel).
The example source code from the above picture was exported to HTML and pasted here;
PROC Birthday: REM BIRTHDAYS REM This procedure finds out on which day of the week people were born. LOCAL day&, month&, year&, DayInWk% DO dINIT dTEXT "","Enter your date of birth",2 dTEXT "","Use numbers, eg 23 12 1963",$202 dLONG day&,"Day",1,31 dLONG month&,"Month",1,12 dLONG year&,"Year",1900,2155 IF DIALOG=0 BREAK ENDIF DayInWk%=DOW(day&,month&,year&) CLS :PRINT DAYNAME$(DayInWk%),day&,month&,year& dINIT "Again?" dBUTTONS "No",%N,"Yes",%Y UNTIL DIALOG <>%y ENDP
Also recording/playing/loading macros is implemented.
The Kosmo text editor is a shareware program. After 30 days you will need to contact the author to get a registration.
Kosmo editor for writing OPL programs (20 downloads) .
MD5 hash for the file: 483ba031b8d26a5decc1e017a7cff270
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