A text editor is a program that allows for editing of plain text files.

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Which are the non-x text editors in Powershell?

Are there some editors like emacs, vi/vim, specifically for power shell, if so which are the best? I will have to do some work on windows and I need some unix productivity - which means for me shell ...
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How to automatically upload changed files over FTP

I have an IDE PyCharm for editing a Django application I am working on now. It has no FTP access and I work with a local copy of my application. Then I have to upload changed files to my production ...
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Text editor that splits *same* file and displays it on three panels on a wide screen display

I know Vim splits the window and then you can view two different files at the same time. You could even split the window and have it view the same file, but then the two windows aren't connected. When ...
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How to remove all the duplicated words on every line using Notepad++?

I'm working on a file containing lines with keywords and some lines contain duplicated keywords. For example: dangerous,dangerous,hazardous,perilous I want to tell Notepad++ that I want to remove ...
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Looking for a program like php formater [closed]

I got a php project which I have to develop but problem is last developer didn't care about readability of his work. So I ended up having hundreds of php files which are impossible to read. Look at ...
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Extract multiple strings between two words in a file

I have a text file made this way: hjkhkhkjhkh<start:"xxxxxxxxxxxx:"alt>asdsadasd<start:"yyyyyyyyyyyyyy:"alt>gfhfg ...
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Is there a way in Sublime Text to display find results in a panel at the bottom of the current window?

This is a highly useful feature in other editors eg. Eclipse and Notepad++ You get to see the list of find results printed as all the containing lines with their lines in the buffer, which gives you ...
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Convert text file to ASCII, not ANSI in Sublime Text

We have a project where we need to convert weird characters generated from all kinds of file formats into ASCII due to compatibility issues. Is it possible in Sublime Text 2 to convert the encoding ...
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How do I force FocusWriter to ignore the list of previously opened files on startup?

I made the mistake of trying to open a VeryLargeTextFile with FocusWriter - causing it to promptly crash. Now, every time I try and open up FocusWriter, it tries to open the VeryLargeTextFile, and ...
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(How) can I use my Mozilla dictionaries in my texteditor?

A large majority of the stuff I write is written online via Firefox or in emails via Thunderbird. I use the English and German spell-checking feature a lot and I find the spell-checking works to my ...
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Copy Aptana-projects and connections from one computer to another

Is there a way to copy all the projects, connections and settings of Aptana Studio3 on one computer to another one running the exact same version of Aptana Studio3. The projects actually only exists ...
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Use GitHub's Atom Text Editor as Default Text Editor in Windows

I think the title says it all. I downloaded Atom, which comes over as a zip file containing an executable, etc. When I right-click on a text file, source code file, etc, in Windows Explorer and select ...
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Changing Default Text Editor in Linux Mint 17 to Sublime Text 2

I'm having trouble using the terminal to change my text editor to Sublime Text 2. I followed the instructions in this thread to no avail :/ Any assistance would be extremely appreciated
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Code-folding in Notepad++ with two-word keywords?

Notepad++ supports user-defined languages for syntax-highlighting and code-folding (v.2.1.0.12). However, my language has two-word keywords like "begin function" and "end function". Using quotation ...
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Deleting Duplicated Lines In TEXT File?

I am trying to cleanup a text and for some reason every line duplicated 3 times am i able to get ride of duplicates with regex or tricks or do you know a software which could do that , text file is ...
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Tool to produce HTML documentation with WYSIWYG or WYSIYM editor?

One of my colleagues has been tasked with producing documentation for three different products. The documentation needs to be in HTML, and if not properly compliant, at least close enough to display ...
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LaTeX editor with project management for Mac

I tried a few of the LaTeX editors for OS X. TexMaker, TexWorks, TexShop and TextMate/BBEdit offer syntax highlighting and some additional features to edit single tex files. On Linux I've been using ...
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Can I have sudoedit check `$EDITOR` like visudo does?

As far as I know, the major difference is that visudo has a simple parser for seeing if /etc/sudoers (and other sudoers files) is goodly; however, I also noticed that, when I set EDITOR=emacs, ...
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Best console editor for writing a … novel? :) [closed]

there, ladies and gentlemen :) I started to write a novel, and cause it's mostly IT stuff - I decided to make all the things around this book - as IT as possible. So, I started to write it in the ...
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Text file editor with built in file browser? [closed]

Does anyone know of a simple text file editor where I could set a folder that contains my text files that I use to keep notes of things and it will display them in a pane on the side and allow me to ...
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How do I open a checked out file in a Perforce depot with an external editor on Mac OS X Mountain Lion?

I'm using p4v on OS X 10.8. Before I upgraded to Mountain Lion, I could double click a checked out file in a changelist under the "Pending" tab and the file would open in the external editor specified ...
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Programmer's text editor with vertical split view for Mac OS X

I have been using TextMate 'til now, but I am missing exactly one feature: vertical split view. I know that Coda supports it, but I am not a big fan of a huge IDE which changes my workflow too much – ...
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php/html/js editor [closed]

I have few questions about ubuntu editors how good is scribes for web development Also do netbeans or eclipse or komodo edit have a WYSIWYG plugin or something like dreamweaver
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Firefox: viewing text files in external editor

I would like to make Firefox view text files not in its internal editor, but in the external editor (namely EmacsClient). Is it possible to change this default behavior of Firefox? EDIT: I beg your ...
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Text editor that supports breaking lines in opposite direction?

I need to modify code so that the comment at the end of a line is moved to the beginning of the (new) line above. Are there editors that support this (I'm using NotePad++) an what would this be ...
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Bluefish Editor

I am using the "BlueFish" editor for HTML and XML editing. How do I create an XML file in the "Bluefish" editor?
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What editor can I use to create HTML+CSS websites? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any free open source HTML editors? Whats the best editor/ide for html/css/javascript? I want something that offers good code completion and CSS color ...
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Scribes Editor: no toolbar, statusbar or scrolbars visible

I'm planning to give the Scribes text editor a try in everyday usage. Branching ang compiling the Python code went fine, but when I start it up. I don't see any toolbars or statusbars. This Iis all ...
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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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Is there a text editor I can use on my Mac that can “ssh-sync” with my files on my remote server?

Every time I save a file on my Mac, I want it to auto-sync with the files on my remote server. Are there any text editors that can do this?
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Management of .eml files when using an external editor in Thunderbird?

I just started using the external editor (1.0) feature for Thunderbird on OS X. To send a message you have to save the message contents and then close the editor. Does the external editor app ...
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`less` starts `ed`

I can't make less use my favorite editor. To my horror, it starts ed which I've never used and really am not going to. > echo $EDITOR emacsclient > less somefile Pressing v starts ...
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Which editor is this print from?

Hi I received a print like this a few days ago, and I just loved the way the editor prints source code. If anyone knows which editor this is, please give me an answer
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View Big5 File in Text Editor

I have a file encoded in Chinese Big5. Is there a text editor that I can use to view the file in Chinese? I'm on Windows. If I view the file in Notepad++ I see it decoded with my 8bit locale.
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Are there any text editors that center text? [closed]

When I open up a OpenLibreOffice text, the text shows up more to the center of my screen in a nice page metaphor (with the margins showing up nice and well). A nice side effect of this is that my text ...
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FTP text editor - Mac

Perhaps this isn't the proper thing to ask the Stack Overflow community, but I can't think of a better place to ask. Can anyone suggest a free text editor for the Mac that allows for FTP I currently ...
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How do you use sftp with gedit on Ubuntu?

Do you need a plugin to edit sftp files on a remote server with gedit? Which one works best? What about (non-secure) ftp?
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opening sql file hangs most of the editors but not notepad++

I sometimes need to modify url in big sql files. I usually open it up in some editor and do search and replace. On windows machine notepad++ works perfectly, it never hangs and feels snappy to show ...
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Text editor to find and replace in columns for multiple HTML files?

I have a server, and I need to change around 1200 HTML files. Is there an editor that will find and replace columns in multiple files? Currently, I am using Notepad++ for editing, but I'm struggling ...
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Change default text encoding in EditPad

How can I set UTF-8 as default characters encoding for new files in EditPad?
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Set default editor for crontab -e invoked with sudo

I'm using Bash on Debian Squeeze. I just read this topic: change default text editor for crontab to vim I have exported both variables VISUAL and EDITOR to vim for normal user and for root. And this ...
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mcedit - select all text

How can I select all text in mcedit?
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Notepad autosave that doesn't switch tabs / notepad++ equivalent

I like notepad++ because it's nice and minimal, but it bothers me that Notepad++ has no autosave. I looked into plugins and found this one: ...
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edit files in unix

I started to work in unix for couple of weeks ago and can very little about unix. Everytime I edit a file, a temp file~ appears in the filesystem. What does this mean? Can I just remove all these ...
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Vim Colorscheme

What do I change in vimrc to make the while and if/else/elseif in this screenshot a different color? EDIT----------------------- This is a custom colorscheme and I am wondering what I change in ...
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Text editor that allows to edit text for multiple files at once

I have a couple of files that I need to update. I have to replace a token. Search and replace is not realy an option here. The easiest way would be if I had an editor that can open a couple of files. ...
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Windows 8.1 64-bit Text Editor for Command Prompt? [closed]

I have used text editors such as -- pico, vi, Emacs, nano, et cetera. I noticed that the windows 8 64-bit Command prompt no longer uses "edit" as far as I can tell. Is there a recommended editor ...
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Opening a text file at a certain line (shortcut)

I would like to define a shortcut key which opens a particular text file at a particular line. My preferred editor is Notepad++, but suggestions involving other editors are welcome. How to open ...
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Editing CSV files in Ubuntu

What is a good way to edit CSV files in Ubuntu? The files look something like this: This,is,data,with,a,header 2,2,3,4,, 1,,3,,6,6 ,5,3,5,5,6 1,2,,,, 1,2,3,4,8,6 1,,9,,5,9 -1,,3,4,5,6 1,2,0,4,5,6 ...
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Software for viewing and analyze big xml files

I'm working with a quite a big XML file (~20-40 MB) and I'm using Notepad++. Is there any better application to view and analyze such a big XML files?