BBEdit is a commercial text editor for Mac OS X, targeted towards web developers

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Does BBEdit have a cache file on the Mac?

I've been having software issues lately with BBEdit so I am wanting to uninstall the application, remove all supporting files and do a fresh install. I did remember where the plist file was, for ...
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How to divide several pages of text (80.000 words) that i have to divide into 160 characters per page in a text editor?

A have several pages of text (80.000 words) that i have to transform and divide into 160 characters max per page. Any of you can help me do this in BBedit or Sublime Text (Mac)?
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Searching across multiple documents for common words

I have the lyrics to a song. (.txt) I also have lyrics to 50 other songs. I'm looking for a way to analyse/search those 50 song lyrics with the lyrics to the first song, and find which one of the ...
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How to remove all the extra horizontal scroll space in BBEdit

In BBEdit, it shows so much extra space on the right side of my document, forcing the bottom scroll bar to appear. This is really annoying for me, since whenever I scroll up or down, I inevitably also ...
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Shortcut comment next to tags in BBedit

In Sublime Text 2 I can create a comment next to a tag by using shortcut alt+cmd+/ which results in something like this: <a href=""></a><!-- --> How can I shortcut comments next ...
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Show CSS colors with BBEdit?

Can BBEdit show the actual color inline in a CSS or SASS file? Some text editors when you type the following will give the #3399FF a highlight of that color (in this case blue). This can be helpful ...
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Correct indentation for selected code with BBEdit

Can I correct the indention of selected code (not my whole page) with BBEdit? So if I had this: <div><div><div> <div><div><div><div> </div> </div&...
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VIM edit directory like BBEdit for Mac

I've recently started to really appreciate the power of VIM. Once you learn how to use it, coding and editing go a lot quicker. My main holdup is that I can't open a directory like a project in VIM, ...
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How to make curly braces collapsable in BBEdit (TextWrangler) for ruby on rails code?

So I really like how BBEdit allows you to fold blocks of code. But for Ruby code it doesn't recognize curly braces as a place to insert folds automatically. Is it possible to tweak the preferences in ...
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How can I pretty print erb in BBedit indenting rails tags and not just markup?

I want to re-indent my code but the rails tags <% foo %> get aligned to the left with no indentation. What I'm using is: markup > utilities > format > pretty print Does anyone know if ...
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View character encoding of file in BBEdit

I know you can open the current opened file using another character encoding, but how do you view what character encoding, the file is currently opened with?
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Why do some text editors offer to end your file with a line break? Why is that important?

Why do some text editors such as BBEdit and Textmate offer to end your file with a newline (line break)? Why is that important? Are there any caveats to not ending a file with a line break?
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Is it possible to mark code so as to add custom entries to BBEdit's “Functions” menu?

I remember back in my CodeWarrior days, it was possible to add entries to the code navigational menu using #pragma mark directives, which made it easy to organize your code file into sections visible ...
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Mac software Coda and Espresso can't print

Hello I'm currently having problems trying to print from Coda and Espresso. I'm running Snow Leopard on an iMac and MacBook Pro. When I try to print I get this error message. This error will ...