iMac Reflection UC

The emacs xpp-mode consists of an elisp file that enables syntax highlighting for ode files used by XPPAUT. It has beend tested with GNU Emacs 22.1.1 under linux and Aquamacs Emacs 1.1 under MacOSX. It has not been tested for other flavours of emacs or for older versions. If you find out that it does work for your version/flavour please let me know, so I can update the compatibility list.

If you have any suggestions or comments please feel free to drop me a message.


In order to install the mode you need to

  1. Download the file xpp.el below.
  2. Save it in one of your emacs load paths.
  3. Append the following 2 lines to your initialization file (.emacs in GNU or .customizations.el in Aquamacs):

(autoload 'xpp-mode "xpp" "Enter XPP mode." t)
(setq auto-mode-alist (cons '("\\.ode\\'" . xpp-mode) auto-mode-alist))

Just some comments on finding the appropriate paths and files:


If you use Aquamacs Emacs on OSX the load path is ~/Library/Preferences/Aquamacs Emacs/ . Here you will also find your initialization file (customizations.el).


Under linux the load path depends on your distribution of linux and emacs. Further information on how to find and set load paths can be found here. The initialization file is most likely called .emacs and resides in your home directory.

Version 0.1
Put this file into your emacs load path.


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