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Testing syntax parsing in editors (especially emacs)by LanX (Cardinal)
|on Mar 15, 2021 at 15:19 UTC||Need Help??|
LanX has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
I'm looking for a way to use Perl to test syntax parsing of Perl code in various editors.
it should be possible to run an emacs-versions in batch mode (aka headless) to load a Perl snippet and execute various elisp snippets.
It's also possible - at least in cperl-mode - to export a
Another, way would be to use describe-text-properties at a text position to learn the current syntax:
e.g. my %hash
will show on my
and on %hash
"face" is emacs equivalent for "style" in HTML
°) sorry I think I confused that with perltidy which offers html.