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Epsilon consists of the following files:
- setup.exe, setup.w02
- (Windows only) Epsilon's installation
- The 32-bit Epsilon for Windows executable program.
- The Epsilon executable program for Win32 console
- The Epsilon executable program for DOS-only
- epsdos.ico and epsdos.pif
- These files help the DOS
version of Epsilon to run under Windows.
- Epsilon's compiler. You need this program if you
wish to add new commands to Epsilon or modify existing ones.
- Under Windows, Epsilon's compiler eel.exe
requires this file. Epsilon itself also uses this file when you
compile from within the editor.
- icudt*.dat, eunicode.dll
- These files help provide Unicode
- conagent.pif, concur16.exe, concur16.ico, and concur16.pif
Epsilon for Windows requires these files to provide its concurrent
- Epsilon for Windows requires this file under
Windows 95/98/ME to provide its concurrent process feature. It's
normally installed in your Windows System directory.
- inherit.exe and inherit.pif
- Epsilon for Windows uses these
files to execute another program and capture its output.
- sheller.exe and sheller.pif
- Epsilon for Windows 95/98/ME uses
these files as well to execute another program and capture its output.
- This Windows help file provides help on Epsilon.
- Epsilon's help file communicates with a running
copy of Epsilon so it can display current key bindings or variable
values and let you modify variables from the help file. It uses this
file to do that.
- Epsilon for Windows uses this file to help create
desktop shortcuts to Epsilon, or Send To menu entries.
- Epsilon for Windows includes this Developer
Studio extension that lets Developer Studio pass all file-opening
requests to Epsilon.
- Epsilon's speller uses this helper program to
get suggestions from the MicroSpell speller.
- winpty.exe and win-askpass.exe
secure shell (ssh) and secure file transfer (scp) features in Epsilon
for Windows use these helper programs to interact with Cygwin's ssh
The installation program puts the following files in the main Epsilon
directory, normally \Program Files\Eps13
under Windows and /usr/local/epsilon13.12 under Unix.
- This file contains all of
Epsilon's commands. Epsilon needs this file in order to run. If you
customize Epsilon, this file changes. The name includes Epsilon's
- This file contains a copy of the original version
of epsilon-v13.sta at the time of installation.
- Epsilon's on-line documentation file. Without this
file, Epsilon can't provide basic help on commands and variables.
- Epsilon's on-line manual, in Info
- A default top-level Info directory, for
non-Unix systems that may lack one. See Info mode for details.
- This directory contains files for the HTML version of
Epsilon's documentation. The lhelp helper program reads them.
- epswhlp.hlp and epswhlp.cnt
- Epsilon uses these files to
provide its search-all-help-files command under Windows.
- Epsilon's tutorial. Epsilon needs this file to give
the tutorial (see Epsilon Tutorial). Otherwise, Epsilon does
not need this file to run.
- One-line descriptions of each of the different
color classes in Epsilon. The set-color command reads this
- The brief-keyboard command loads this file.
It contains the bindings of all the keys used in Brief emulation,
written in Epsilon's command file format.
- The epsilon-keyboard command loads this
file. It contains the standard Epsilon key bindings for all the keys
that are different under Brief emulation, written in Epsilon's command
- Epsilon for Unix uses this file to construct its
menu bar, except in Brief mode.
- In Brief mode, Epsilon for Unix uses this file to
construct its menu bar.
- Epsilon for Windows uses this file to construct its
- The tex-environment command
in LaTeX mode (Alt-Shift-E) gets its list of environments from this
file. You can add new environments by editing this file.
- This file contains a link to Lugaru's World Wide
Web site. If you have an Internet browser installed under Windows,
you can open this file via its file association and connect to
Lugaru's Web site. The view-lugaru-web-site command uses
- This file contains miscellaneous notes,
and describes any features or files we added after we printed this
manual. You can use the Alt-x release-notes command to read it.
- unwise.exe, unwise.ini
- If you used the Windows-based
installer, you can uninstall Epsilon by running this program.
- The Windows-based installer creates this file to
indicate which files it installed. Uninstalling Epsilon requires
- The installation program copies a number of "include
files" to the subdirectory "include" within Epsilon's main directory.
These header files are used if you decide to compile an Epsilon
extension or add-on written in its EEL extension language.
- Epsilon's standard header file, for use with the
- Another standard header file, with numeric codes.
The eel.h file includes this one automatically.
- A header file defining the contents of Epsilon's
Common File Open/Save dialogs under Windows.
- These files contain source code in EEL to all Epsilon's
commands. The installation program copies them to the subdirectory
"source" within Epsilon's main directory.
- This file loads all the other files and sets
- You can use this file, along with a "make" utility
program, to help recompile the above Epsilon source files. It lists
the source files and provides command lines to compile them.
The directory "changes" within Epsilon's main directory contains
files that document new features added in Epsilon 9 and earlier
versions. See the online documentation for details on changes in more
recent versions. Other files in this directory may be used to help
incorporate old customizations, when updating from Epsilon 7 or
earlier. See Updating from an Old Version for information on updating
to a new version of Epsilon.
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