There is an Emacs mode available for Juvix. Currently, it supports syntax highlighting for well-scoped modules.
To get started, clone the Juvix Emacs mode repository:
git clone https://github.com/anoma/juvix-mode.git
To install it add the following lines to your Emacs configuration file:
(push "/path/to/juvix-mode/" load-path)
Make sure that Juvix is installed in your
The Juvix major mode will be activated automatically for
|Runs the scoper and adds semantic syntax highlighting
|Go to the definition of symbol at point
|Format the current buffer
Most Linux distributions contain an Emacs package which can be installed
with your package manager (
sudo apt install emacs on Ubuntu). On
macOS, it is recommended to install Emacs Plus via Homebrew:
brew install emacs-plus. Using the Emacs Homebrew casks is not
- Error "Symbol's value as variable is void: sh:1:"
Make sure the juvix executable is on the Emacs'
exec-path may be different from your shell's
PATH. This is
particularly common on macOS with Emacs launched from GUI instead of
The easiest way to resolve this issue is to install the
package (available on MELPA). Alternatively, one may set
to match shell
PATH by following the instructions from