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Is there a text-editor for windows that can open for me first n lines of a large file? It would be nice if it could also open a set of lines from the middle of the file.

EDIT: Basically my requirement is that I want to analyze huge(>2GB) log files. So any good tool that can open huge files with some analysis capabilities(searching, text highlighting etc.) would be nice. I like notepad++ but it wouldn't open a file even of about 650 MB.

P.S. - Open source tools will be preferred.

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This thread on serverfault should help you out.

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BareTail might be of interest. On Unix you can use the tail command.

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