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Can anyone suggest a free text editor for the Mac that allows for FTP

I currently use Text Wrangler, and recently started using Coda (which I love), but my free trial is ending on Coda. Anyone have good ones?

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What's wrong with sticking with TextWrangler ? –  Paul R Jan 31 '11 at 17:12
    
You can use lftp with the EDITOR variable set properly. –  Benoit Jan 31 '11 at 17:13
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I've never understood: why do you want FTP in your text editor? There are programs (and command line utilities) that do FTP well already. Choose a text editor for its text-editing features; FTP separately. –  Phrogz Jan 31 '11 at 17:13
    
I'm not overly happy with TextWrangler's interface. And I don't FTP separately because I'm not an expert at command line FTP utilities, and it is much nicer to use interface sides. –  reising1 Jan 31 '11 at 17:16
    
emacs, unsurprisingly, has FTP support built-in. –  Wooble Feb 1 '11 at 21:21
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Use a GUI FTP client such as Cyberduck or Transmit.

Editors and FTP clients on Mac OS X are usually well integrated, allowing you to edit files "directly on the server" when initiating the edit in your editor from the FTP client.

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