After downloading the Yedit
package on your computer you have an install.zip
file, after you must :
For Windows :Unzip the install.zip
file to obtain an install.exe
Clic on the install.exe file
to install the Yedit package.
You can install the package in any directory you
want. The fault directory is C:\Yedit
a good choice generaly. The install.exe
is an automatic classic installation software in
freeware : the Inno-Setup installer.
The installer create 2 environment
variables YEDIT and HOME
in the window register with value the diretory
in which you install the Yedit package. If the
environment variables YEDIT exist
before the install of the first Yedit
package the only possibility is to install
the Yedit package in that directory, if
YEDIT is not a directory, no possibility,
same thing for HOME.
But after installation you cannot move anything
: files or directories. You must reboot your PC
after that, a problem only with Windows, because
if you create or modify an environment variable,
before this reboot those modifications are not
read by your system.
For Linux : Unzip the install.zip file to
directly have the yedit directory you can
Read the readme and install files which are
inside the Yedit package to modify or create the
environment variables : path,
yedit and HOME
for Windows and PATH, YEDIT
and HOME for Linux
Do not clic on the yedit or zedit
exec files on the old version. To use yedit or zedit, you
must open the control Windows panel to
automatically open the files *.f, *.read and
*.don with yedit,
and *.f90 and *.f95 with zedit. In
the new version you can clic on the yedit and
zedit exec files.
After that you can edit any *.f, *.f90 or
*.f95 file only with a clic on it.
you have a on line help file : clic on
the F1 key to read the help file.
Make the difference between, the Return
key which is the left Enter
key which goes to the following line, and the Enter
key, which is the right Enter
key which execute the commands.
After you have choose your Yedit
directory. You cannot move any file or directory
of the Yedit package. If you want put it in
another directory, uninstall it an clic again on
install.exe, choose your new Yedit directory and
install it. For that you must well-preserved the
install.exe file. After installing the Yedit
package nothing is written in the windows
registers. So to use the Yedit package you must
create or modify several environment variables.
Read the readme and install file which are in the