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

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Software to insert note in all files for GNU

I've developed a software and want to submit it in GNU. But for that i need to insert GNU notice in all the files. Is there any free software to do this job [inserting a common note to all file ] ?
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distraction free word processors which can work on a secondary screen [closed]

I'm a bit of a fan of distraction free word processors - currently i prefer q10, but there's a small issue for me - I tend to use a two screen setup for serious writing, either cause i have ...
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Nano World Wrap Without Hard Breaks

How would I use the nano edtior to show the wrapping of the text, but without having the text broken by end of line characters? If I turn wrap off I'm only able to view one line of text, but if I have ...
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Is ClearType enabled here?

I'm using PSPad as a code editor but I'm not sure whether ClearType is enabled. Although one may say that if I see no difference that I shouldn't make a point of it, but I'm just curious to know. I'm ...
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Is there any simple text file format that supports versioning?

I'm looking for something that has the following features: Single file that has all versioning information stored in it (I believe Microsoft Word has a feature similar to this). I only need it for ...
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Is there a semantic (WYSIWYM) text editor application for Linux?

Is there a native Linux application that facilitates/enforces semantically marked-up text in a common format (HTML, Markdown, etc.) with instant feedback of how it looks with "pretty" formatting? I'm ...
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How to create custom keyboard shortcuts in vim?

For example - when coding in Perl, I need to sometimes comment out a bunch of lines. What I do is something like :80,96 s/^\(.*\)$/#\1/ I want to create a custom shortcut for this so that I can do ...
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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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Something remapped <C-w> in Vim, how do I reclaim it?

I've been adding a lot of things to my Vim configuration, and apparently one of the plugins I've installed is reclaiming . Whenever I use that key combination, it shows this error: "E784: Cannot close ...
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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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Text editor that saves difference in revisions only, not complete historical copies

I use a text editor for my long to do list, and wish to keep record of what items get removed off it. However, don't want to have multiple copies of the 1/4Mb file existing on storage media. Is there ...
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Prepend new vim buffer with 2 new lines

I am using vim from mutt to reply to my emails and in the .muttrc I have the follow specified: set editor= 'vim +1 -c "set textwidth=72" -c "set wrap" -c "set nocp" -c "set spell"' I want to be ...
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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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Compile C/C++ on Chrome OS

with the release of the newest Chromebook and Chromebox (where the latter is an interesting choice for a family PC for people who don't need apps like photoshop etc.), I wanted to check out a ...
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looking for an alternative to refile in orgmode for emacs

In emacs/orgmode there is something called refile. you select text, hit refile and you get a list of your outline headlines, select one and your text goes there. Can I achieve something like this in ...
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restarting shell process in buffer

In emacs, I often have multiple shell buffers open and use rename-buffer to keep track of them. Sometimes I inadvertently close the shell by hitting too many ^D's, or I'm on a system that ...
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Toggle between column selection and regular selection in Sublime Text 2

In Textmate, I can make a regular multiline selection using the keyboard and switch to column selection mode by pressing the alt (⌥) key. I have not found a similar way of doing this in Sublime Text ...
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How do I get Sublime Text 2 to properly color SQL even if its inside a php string?

I have the following code in a php page: <?php $query = " SELECT data FROM table WHERE param = 1 "; Since this sql is wrapped inside quotations in a php document, everything ...
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What is a good word processor that supports markdown? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any text editors which are Markdown aware and provide spell checking features? I love markdown and hate, hate, hate MS Word. For me, markdown it is a perfect ...
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How to make the Eclipse text editor background transparent?

Is there a way to make the background of Eclipse IDE text editor transparent? I would like to adjust the alpha transparency of the background, but have the text still be opaque. Perhaps there is 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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Text editor on Windows to delete large block of copyright text in multiple source files?

Optional Background Information: [ The author of a Java open source project I am using has changed the copyright notice in every file in the project. As a result, I can no longer diff between the ...
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I'm looking for a text editor or viewer which when opening file will not read entire file and which supports quick movement between parts of file

We've had similar question few days ago, but there the requirement was that it only reads a part of the file. There are also these windows questions: http://superuser.com/questions/4044/ and ...
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Alternative to WinMerge in windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: What is a good text comparison tool for Windows? What program to use to compare big files under Windows? Anyone know any good ones? I'm looking for a particuar one, ...
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Unicode paragraph end/line break breaking space / non breaking space aware text editor

I want one of those to write my blog articles with. I'm tired of manually converting breaks from rough notes to either paragraphs or line breaks for release as HTML, and tired of converting spaces to ...
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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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Highlight all occurrences of a word in Github's Atom text editor

In Sublime Text, if you double-click a word in file, all occurrences of that word are highlighted on the page, giving at-a-glance orientation of how a variable or other text is used in the file. Is ...
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wrap for unspaced languages in emacs

Emacs has a nice wrapping mode called visual-line-mode that is pretty good at sensibly wrapping text. However, it depends almost completely on spaces, which causes the below failure in unspaced ...
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Win7 regedit falsely reports successful merge

I'm trying to hijack notepad with the hack described at http://www.flos-freeware.ch/doc/notepad2-Replacement.html. I created a registry file to do this, but it won't work. The confusing thing is ...
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Opening 1GB+ XML file for editing [duplicate]

Running Windows 7 64-Bit w/6GB RAM. Attempting to open a 1GB XML file in an attempt to repair an Excel Spreadsheet. I have tried other tools but all caused memory errors. I even tried sed (Windows ...
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Which command line text editor has the closest keybindings to Notepadd++, Gedit, or Kate (or any modern CUA style editor)?

I'm looking for a text editor that has an amazing common user access (CUA) mode (or can be configured to have it) that resembles closely modern editors like Notepad++, Gedit, Kate, Sublime, etc. I've ...
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Get sublime text 2 (sublimecodeintel) to parse mason

So Sublime Text 2 seems to getting a lot of love lately. I am using the Sublime Code intel plugin, for auto completion. The problem is, it does not recognize .mi files as MASON files. I looked into ...
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Autosaving on emacs or xemacs files (preferably on loss of focus)

Ideally I want to replicate with emacs functionality from TextMate, whereby on loss of focus i.e. I click away from the buffer, my file saves. If this isn't possible, I want to customize emacs so ...
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Is there a way to do rich text formatting with regexes?

I'm trying to edit a large public domain text for publication. One of the things I have to do is make each paragraph's heading bold. Since the heading always begins with an open-paren and ends with a ...
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Vim user considering Sublime [closed]

I've been using vim mostly happily for a few years now. I'm a pretty advanced user, to the point of creating my own addons. I recently heard about the sublime text editor. What features of sublime ...
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How to show CR in Geany

Can Geany be switched into a mode where it displays CR characters (but not LF characters)? Can Geany be forced to only wrap a line on LF but not on CR? Generally speaking: Geany wraps a line on all ...
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How to setup TextMate to work with Haskel

I am new to mac, and am in the process of getting my computer setup with all the programs I need, one of them being Haskell. To my surprise, the Haskell platform for OS X is not like in Windows ...
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emacs equivalent of Xcode's #pragma mark?

I'm coming to emacs from Xcode. An Xcode feature I really like is the ability to type the lines #pragma mark - #pragma mark Section Heading Name to mark the subsequent part of my code as belonging ...
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Text-Editing program : muti-search-replace/multi-regex?

I have a long and arduous text file, and I need to do lots and lots of the same search-replaces on it inside of selections. Is there a text editing program where I can do multiple find/replace (or ...
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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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Is there any editor which can edit 100 MB of file on Windows Operating system? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Text Editor for very big file - Windows I need one editor which can edit huge sizes(100 MB to GBs) of log files in windows.
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Are there any Mac text editors with a built-in terminal?

I was wondering if there exists a plain text editor that has one built-in terminal. I think Coda does it, but too much for what I'm looking for.
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From the middle of a large MS Word 2007 doc, I would like to select text to top of doc

I want to delete about 100 pages from a MS Word document. From the middle, I would like to select text from there all the way to the top of the document, so I can delete half the document without ...
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I'm looking for a linux text editor

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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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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`^M` in many lines in source code files. How can I remove them?

Someone recently sent me a couple of .cpp source code files. On opening the files with GNU Emacs or GVIM, I found them to have a weird character ^M near the ending of every line. Here is a ...
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Disk Based Text Editor to Edit File Larger than Memory

I am using Ubuntu and looking for a good editor to edit a file that is > 4GB. I just need to put content at the end and beginning of the file. I suppose I could use something like cat "text to add" ...
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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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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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How to edit a file you don't own >

I need to edit /etc/lirc/lircd.conf Problem is it is owned by root, and I can only open it as read only. How can I open it for editing ? Please note I'm new to Linux.