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Who might know how to tweak the Mac desktop highlighting action?

Who would I ask about the possibility of designing an app or script for utilizing the Mac's highlighting action to frame an area on a blank desktop space to open a new file from a selected editor? It ...
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Open and scroll through 42 GB text file in Mac OS X

I am running Mac OS X 10.8.4 (Mountain Lion) and I am trying to open and scroll through a 42 GB .XML file. I plan on using an XML parser to parse through it and delete parts, but first I need to know ...
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Open a file from a URL in OS X

Many applications (Eclipse, TextMate, ...) use OS X's integrated Open File… dialog where you have to browse and select the file and then click Open. I have many directories with many files. So opening ...
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Can someone suggest a text editor for Mac where I can work on a project across a remote server and group the files I am working on into folders?

I like to develop web apps with CakePHP. I connect to the server using Fetch, and to work on my website I go to my files on Fetch and click edit with>Text Wrangler. Then I am able to easily edit my ...
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directory tree in Code Runner for Mac

I'm using the CodeRunner app for Mac. On the left hand side, there is a directory of my computer's file system. All of my coding projects are in /Users/ME/Sites, but the directory in CodeRunner shows ...
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Terminal command 'edit' unknown (OSX 10.8.1) : -bash: edit: command not found

When I want to edit a file from within a terminal window, the edit command is not recognised. I want it to open my editor (sublime text editor 2) and took the following steps: Created a symbolic link ...
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Rich text editor cross-platform

I'm about to write a thesis and I need to work on it on various devices: a MacBook Pro, a laptop with Windows 7 and an iPad. The problem is to find a way to keep in sync everything. I though of many ...
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System-wide auto-complete word list syncing/integration?

I've been thinking that convenient auto-completion is my must-have feature of the text editors and word processors that I use. I wonder if anyone knows of a program or library that implements a ...
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Text editors with encryption plugins?

I am looking for a text editor which supports openssl encryption as a plugin. So, instead of manually: decrypt a file in shell edit it in the text editor encrypt the file in shell Hopefully, the ...
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Eclipse lost line numbers

My eclipse no longer shows line numbers, its configured to do and it did before (I believe it became like this after I moved its application folder, mac osx) The settings read that it's supposed ...
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Compact CSS code in Espresso

I like my CSS code each class / id in one single line, I hate how Espresso automatically adds 2 new lines after each curly bracket { I open while writing CSS. IS it possible to turn this off? ...
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Opening a file from Terminal to a new window of TextWrangler

I'm able to open a file form Terminal with open -b com.barebones.textwrangler whicheverfile The problem is if any window of Textwrangler window is already is open, this file is open in that window. ...
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How can I print source code on OS X with line numbers?

I'm looking through some of Wordpress' core code and would like to print it out to review. I'm looking for a tool that defaults to a monospace font can wrap long lines possibly print line numbers ...
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Can I chown /etc/hosts so my user owns it so I can edit it without sudo?

It's a bit inconvenient to have to sudo emacs /etc/hosts whenever I want to make a change to my hosts file, especially since I don't use a Terminal-based editor primarily. Could I change the ownership ...
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Sublime Text 2 - Project TODO Plugin?

In editors like netbeans there is a window to view all comments that start with #TODO: Is there a plugin for Sublime Text to view all #TODO: comments throughout the whole project in a single window? ...
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What is a good alternative to Coda? [closed]

At university I used Coda, which was installed on their Macs. Now that I'm at home, I don't have Coda on my Mac and don't want to pirate it because it's harsh on indie developers. What good ...
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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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I'm looking for a text-manipulation app for Mac [closed]

I'm wondering if anyone knows of an app that would allow me to auto-sequence massive lists and the like. I'm finding it hard to explain! Basically I would like to do stuff like: <p ...
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Sublime Text 2 'text bubbling'?

In vim and Notepad++ I have an awesome feature either mapped or built in that I've seen called text bubbling. I know about the Sublime documentation for mapping my own, but wanted to make sure I ...
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HTML editor as simple as TextEdit

I LOVE TextEdit. It works exactly as I want for creative writing. I normally save as RTF, but sometimes a simple well-formed HTML file could be useful – one with just text and h1's, h2's, etc. ...
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How can I let TextMate show line numbers when I'm coding C++?

How can I let TextMate show line numbers when I'm coding C++?
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Text file formats on Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Text editor for Mac that will open any file On Windows the most popular text formats are DOC, RTF and TXT. What text formats are Mac users using? Is there another ...
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Textmate not opening at all on Mac OS X

This is a very simple and strange error - TextMate is not opening at all. I have a license fully paid for, I checked my Mac OS X activity monitor and there is no TextMate process running. Is there a ...
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Can I use @import to import Kod's default style sheet into my own?

I understand that Kod is being actively developed and is prone to drastic changes in any area. I would like to modify some small things (like font face and size or certain colors) while still being ...
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How to change fonts in Kod?

I started using this new text editor called Kod (runs on Mac OS 10.6): http://kodapp.com/ It's very very fast, I'm a poor programmer and I don't have money to pay for TextMate, this might be the ...
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How does one open multiple tabs in TextWrangler?

No, I'm not bluffing. I really can't figure this out. The setup: I went to File -> Open, and then selected a directory rather than a file. As expected, a directory tree opened on the left side of ...
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What is the easiest way to get a yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss timestamp hotkey on the Mac?

On Windows I use the PSPad editor which has a nice ALT-D timestamp which you can edit the format of, e.g. yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss. When working outside an editor, e.g. Google Docs, I have Autohotkey ...
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Mac editor with built-in side-by-side compare plugin?

I know there are many suggestions on here discussing compatible editors for a Macintosh, but I haven't found any in this regards. What I love about Notepad++ is the "compare" plugin. I use it for ...
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Can you create a custom property list type that Property List Editor will recognize?

Is there a way to create a custom property list type, such that Property List Editor would recognize it the way it does an Info.plist property list? I noticed the DTD in Apple's Info.plist format, ...
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457 views

TextWrangler macro for changing buffer?

I'm using TextWrangler as my main editor and am looking for a macro command that can change the buffer I'm working on. It's really annoying having to touch the mouse each time I need to change file.
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Text Editor that hilights all instances of selection for Mac

On Windows, I use Notepad++ which has the great feature of when I select a word, all instances of that word are also highlighted in the same document. I have found it very helpful for finding ...
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What is a good free lightweight code editor for Mac OS X? [closed]

I'm looking for an equivalent to Notepad2 for OS X. I already use TextMate for heavy projects, but want something that can load quickly and essentially replace TextEdit. EDIT: To clarify, I'm ...
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Applications with Time Machine integration

Is there a list of Mac applications that integrate with Time Machine? I think iPhoto has a somewhat hidden feature that allows you to browse previous versions of its library. What else is out there? ...
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Good text editor for OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Mac Text Editor (with function list) Text editor for Mac OS X I'm considering getting a Mac. I want to make sure I'll be able to get a good text editor for it. I'm ...
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How to set different color theme for different Emacs frames?

I prefer dark color themes for editing source codes while programming but I'd like to use a brighter background with black characters when writing text in org-mode. How can I set different color ...
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Mac Text Editor (with function list) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Text editor for Mac OS X So I've got a Mac in the post coming to me, and will probably be doing quite a bit of development on it so I am looking for a text editor (PHP + ...
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Command-A doesn't select text in several Mac OS X text edit fields

I'm trying to make my Mac follow behavior I know it must have done in the past where, when one presses ⌘ + A, it will select all the text. The problem has started recently and I think it might be ...
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Text editor for Mac OS X [closed]

Does anyone know of a good text editor for Mac OS X which will organize HTML tags?
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1answer
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In TextWrangler for Mac OS X, how to change the selected text to lowercase using a keyboard shortcut?

I know how to use the menu to change case, but I want it to be a keyboard shortcut. Other text editor have this feature but I would prefer to stick with TextWrangler. Does one already exist or is ...
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How to store an XML document in Mac OS X?

Firstly, I opened TextEdit. Went to Format Menu & I set option -> Make Plain Text, I entered following Data, Which is to be required in my Application. <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Text editor for Mac that will open any file

In Windows, every text editor I encountered allowed me to drag and drop any file type into it and it opened. Apparently, Mac app developers have a different philosophy because I can't find a simple ...
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1answer
457 views

Clip for Timestamp (Panic Coda for OS X)?

How can I insert a timestamp using clips in Coda for OSX? This is the "snippet" in Textmate $`date '+%Y-%m-%d %H:%M'`
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Alternatives to TextEdit?

I use TextEdit on the mac for nearly everything I do, making notes, writing letters, etc. I'm interested to find out what you use (if you use an alternative)? I've found that "competitors" like ...
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File association for editing on a mac

I'm quite experienced with how file association works for opening files on Mac OS X. I recall reading somewhere that OS X keeps not only the information about which apps can open a file, but also ...