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prettyprint

/prit'ee-print/ (Or "pretty-print") To generate "pretty" human-readable output from a hairy internal representation; especially used for the process of grinding program code.
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prettyprint

Software that enhances the appearance of text for human readability. Converting mathematical equations that appear on one line with single character symbols into their formal graphical appearance is an example. Source code beautifiers are another example (see code beautifier).
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From my previous experiences modifying WEB, I knew that the most time-consuming job would be fine-tuning the grammar that WEAVe uses to prettyprint code.
So we tell WEAVE how to prettyprint a language by telling how to assign a category to each token and how to combine scraps.
WEAVe passes the documentation parts to a document formatter [(T.sub.E.X)], and prettyprints the code parts.