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InteractingWithRetroUnlike most Forths, Retro does not buffer on a line by line basis. Input is parsed as it is typed, and words are executed when the spacebar is hit.
This is a significant source of confusion to users coming from other Forth systems. Just remember: only space is recognized by a default Retro system as a valid separator between words.
By default, cr, lf, and tab are remapped to be identical to space.
This can be disabled by typing:
whitespace offTo turn it back on:
Leaving RetroJust type
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Last modified: Thu 19 Jan 2012, 14:04:50