Another method is interactive mode, where
individual commands as they are entered by the user. To try this out, enter
Asymptote’s interactive mode by clicking on the
Asymptote icon or typing the command
Enter, to obtain the above image.
At this point you can type further
draw commands, which will be added
to the displayed figure,
erase to clear the canvas,
to execute all of the commands contained in the file
quit to exit interactive mode.
You can use the arrow keys in interactive mode to edit previous lines.
The tab key will automatically complete unambiguous words;
otherwise, hitting tab again will show the possible choices. Further
commands specific to interactive mode are described in Interactive mode.