[plt-scheme] Re: unclickable clickbacks in interactions window snips

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Wed Jan 25 14:34:34 EST 2006

At Wed, 25 Jan 2006 14:29:57 -0500, Prabhakar Ragde wrote:
> Ryan Culpepper wrote:
> > I discovered that when an expression evaluates to an editor-snip%
> > object in the DrScheme interactions window, DrScheme actually inserts
> > the snip into the window. This is wonderful!
> Except if you are a first-year student using DrScheme to do an HtDP 
> assignment, and you cheat by doing the design recipe after you get your 
> function apparently working, copying the result of your "examples" from 
> the Interactions window back into a comment in your code, which renders 
> your source file no longer a text file [1] and makes it unprintable 
> outside DrScheme, causing your TAs endless headaches. --PR
> [1] 299 and earlier. In 300 there is a textual representation, which is 
> still large (ie an example I did with one number in it expanded to more 
> than 450 lines) and unreadable. I have to figure some way of detecting 
> these and not printing them in our batch print scripts.

You may wish to include mred in your batch scripts. It can produce .ps
that you can then print (and it is scriptable).

I believe Eli has such a script.


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