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

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Does anyone have tips for using the linux text-editor joe? is it available on ssh?

I found a few great features in the joe text editor for the command window: You can: Keep the command help menu visible all the time. Split the current view into two panes (top, bottom) so that ...
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How to view big files on Windows?

Sometimes we need to view large files - 30M-100M. Usually we use FAR viewer for this. Sometimes we need to copy to clipboard long traces from this file. But it is possible to copy only one screen ...
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Simple tree notepad like editor [closed]

I am looking for very simple notepad that would allow "hierarchical" files editing. Something like TreePad but with much less bloat, more polish and possibly open sourced.
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Save error in jEdit

Every time I try to save something in my jEdit, it returns an error with the message: The following I/O operation could not be completed (C:\Program Files\jEdit\Untitled-1: Cannot save: ...
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Text editor supporting custom syntax with *functions*? [closed]

Most text editors support custom syntax highlighting and, sometimes, simple autocompletion. But, that's not enough for me :) I'm looking for editor with autocompletion/tooltips for functions, similar ...
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How to configure GEdit correctly?

I've installed GEdit, but I find it quite unusable for programming purposes, which plugins are useful for such thing? (e.g.: to enable auto indentation, auto completion, ...) One of the thins I'm ...
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Notepad++ Tweaking

Is it possible to get Notepad++ to have background themes like other text editors have? I know that you can have syntax highlighting, but I've seen editors like Eclipse and Visual Studio have ...
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Windows-style, terminal based, text editor for linux

Every once in a while, I find myself editing some text file on a remote Linux server. Most of the time, I do my best to avoid this, because I'm used to, and like, the windows way of editing files: ...
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Frequently saving text editor

Is there a FREE text editor for WINDOWS that can be set to save the current file after any changes or every second or faster?
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Good (modern) Windows text editor for editing e-mail?

Is there a good (modern) all-round Windows (plain) text editor apt for editing e-mail? It doesn’t necessarily have to be free, but should more or less out of the box (or via readily available plugin) ...
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Syncing text files from iPhone to windows folder

I'm looking for a Text editor on the iPhone that can edit multiple files and two-way sync them with a directory on my windows machine whenever I connect the phone. On my desktop, I use wikidPad as ...
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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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Komodo Edit - How to disable the 'Linter' for a language?

I've been using Komodo Edit to work on a Django project. It works great except for one little annoyance: When I am editing Django template files, Komodo likes to put red squiggly lines underneath ...
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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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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 edit a really large file in Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Text Editor for very big file - Windows NOt a programming question I know but related to a program I am writing, and probably a problem only likely to be encountered by ...
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Editor with muti-line search and replace

I am looking for text editor for Windows which is capable of performing search and replace operation of multi-line text block. It should be able to run this operation on a folder or currently opened ...
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A desktop Wiki editor/viewer: is there anything out there? [closed]

I'm a big user of wikis, mainly Dokuwiki, I really like the clarity and ease of use of simple text files. However all good wikis seem to require a web-server of some kind; has anyone come across a ...
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Vim Editor is very smart?

I am programming in C++ or Java. I want to use the Vim editor, and have heard that I can configure the Vim editor to be able to go: From an object to the definition From a function to the definition ...
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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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A good log file analyzer for windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Log viewer on Windows 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 ...
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Is there such thing as a “.tiff editor?” [closed]

What I'm looking for it something that automatically translates the hex in tiff files into the corresponding categories and values that are found in a tiff file, and hopefully be able to add/remove ...
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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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Show/Hide function folding margin on Notepad++

Is it possible to get rid of the function folding margin on Notepad++? It seems like the sort of thing that should be in the prefs but I'm not seeing it anywhere.
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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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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 ...
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How to insert date/time stamp in PSPad?

Does anyone know if there is a hotkey in PSPad to insert a time stamp in this format: 2009-07-27 23:47:33