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

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I'm looking for a linux text editor [closed]

Preface: I like Vim... a lot Requirements: Remote editing capabilities S/FTP or SSH Text coloring As you can see my requirements are specific but slim. I have been using TextWrangler on ...
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Read EDIT Text Files On Linux

I'm needing to read the Adam's Assembly Tutorials, that are old EDIT *.txt files, I'm on Linux and I need to read this files. What can I do? Is there any GUI editor that can read the files? There is ...
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Editor which can open files in use?

I tried to use NotePad to open system.log and software.log in Windows and it said it couldn't open because file was in use. Is there an editor which can open such files? for Windows XP.
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Most Windows-like text editor that can be used through PuTTY in NetBSD?

Please help me find an editor that behaves more like the modern Windows editors do, that I could use on a NetBSD box through PuTTY. This includes the absense of the distinction between view/insert/...
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similar DOS Navigator's editor [closed]

Does anyone remember DOS Navigator? It has a text editor that allows to copy/paste blocks of text. Does anyone know a Windows text editor with the same capability?
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Matching digits in Notepad++ extended search mode

Notepad++'s manual is rather vague on the special character for numerical used in extended search mode. It says: \d### - Decimal value (between 000 and 255) but literally entering "\d###" doesn't ...
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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: java....
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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 the ...
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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" encoding="ISO-8859-1"...
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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