Editor integration
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Factor development is best done with one of the supported editors; this allows you to quickly jump to definitions from the Factor environment.
edit ( object -- )

Depending on the editor you are using, you must load one of the child vocabularies of the editors vocabulary, for example editors.emacs:
USE: editors.emacs

If you intend to always use the same editor, it helps to have it load during stage 2 bootstrap. Place the code to load and possibly configure it in the Bootstrap initialization file.

Editor integration vocabularies store a class or tuple in a global variable when loaded:

If a syntax error was thrown while loading a source file, you can jump to the location of the error in your editor:
:edit ( -- )