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Does anyone know of a good text editor for Mac OS X which will organize HTML tags?

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What do you mean by "organise"? Indent? –  Tamás Szelei Oct 15 '09 at 19:10

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Check out the following:

You should find something you like there.

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TextMate is the best overall, in my opinion. Best text editor, with syntax highlighting and code management. Quick and intuitive shortcuts. Another to look at is Espresso (macrabbit.com/espresso). –  Josh K Oct 15 '09 at 22:18

I use TextMate http://www.macromates.com. Best editor I've used on any platform. It has all of the basic features (like syntax highlighting and indentation management), but its true strength lies in its extensibility – virtually every aspect of the program can be scripted and those scripts given first-class status. It's like emacs for the modern programmer.

Another option I recommend is TextWrangler, which is inferior but free (as in beer).

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emacs has an HTML mode (several actually)

not sure if that's what you're looking for...

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If you want to pay some money, Textmate is -awesome-.

Macromates writes and distributes it, and if you ever move beyond HTML, it's great for almost any language.

HTML specific functions include help with closing tags, in-program validation via WC3 servers, code folding, and more. It's really excellent.

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Definately Textmate if you can afford it it. If you want free, Textwrangler is the way to go.

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Just to let you know, you can also get Bluefish for OSX.

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Besides the ones that other recommended, I like Taco HTML Edit ($25). I still have the version that were free and love it. If you are comfortable with vi/vim, then look for MacVim--the GUI version of vim.

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