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I'm looking for a decent Windows editor with solid Mercurial support. I've had some trouble with Notepad++ (the Windows Explorer plugin was constantly crashing). What are some alternatives?

I'm not averse to shelling out a reasonable sum for a worthwhile product.

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Please elaborate about "mercurial support". Do you mean this in the context of merging changes from different branches and resolving conflicts? – geek Mar 26 '10 at 15:11
ideally, switching branches, merging and pushing or pulling to an external repo. the ability to switch branches in the editor would be fantastic, although i appreciate that merging may be out of the scope of a editor. – richzilla Mar 26 '10 at 16:11

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UltraEdit is a commercial product which has:

Configurable tool support (run compiler, run a batch file, integrate with version control, etc.) provides smart and dynamic command-line interaction with active file(s)

It costs $59.95

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Have you given a try at Vim Editor?
one good advantage with this editor, we can get many plugins suiting our needs (like mercurial support) and can configure extensively.

MinSCM : An abstract front-end for Mercurial/Git/Bazaar

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I did not try but this page says that Emacs has mercurial support. Here is the link to Emacs for Windows and Linux.

Check out the following link as well:
How to use Emacs to work with Mercurial

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Have you tried Sublime Text?

I just did some research and found that from the official Mercurial site they have listed a mercurial plugin for Sublime Text.

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Unfortunately, it doesn't work on Windows today because our Mercurial support depends on Watchman, but we have made the Hg package for Atom that we use and develop at Facebook publicly available:

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