Questions tagged [text-editors]

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

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How do I add/alter the shortcuts in the Rich Text Editor (RTE) of AEM?

I have been using Adobe Experience Manager to create a large number of content pages. I manually click to edit the paragraph formatting options when I want a Header1 / Header2 / etc. How do I go ...
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Does VS2019 or a similar program have *horizontal* rulers?

I've started using vertical rulers in VS2019 to help keep my lines from running longer than 80 columns. I've noticed that sometimes my functions start to run long as well, and was wondering: is there ...
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[Ctrl]+[Del] on text doesn't work in Chrome, not even in native chrome elements

Absolutely no recent changes to the machine come to mind. [Ctrl]+[Del] registers normally in all applications, as far as I can tell. Tested using this (http://keyboardchecker.com/) in Chrome within ...
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unwanted code hints (prettify.css) in vscode

where are these coming from I have disabled all extensions. I am pretty sure that there is no prettify.css or base.css among my project files and yet I am still getting these code hints. How can I get ...
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Removing whitespace from newline and on file save with JOE

I am trying to learn how to use JOE and overall I'm finding the editor minimalist enough to be interesting. However, there is one problem in my day-to-day - whitespace. Right now with a very minimal ....
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Microsoft Excel- How to convert an text file without line breaks, no common separator please advise

I have a notepad with huge content but without any line breaks, and no common separator like commma, colon or even tab :(.. please advise, I need to split find a particular text which appears ...
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Atom is always opening developer console.How could i disable it

I installed atom text editor and compeleted a project.But now,i cant open my project.Its always opening chrome dev tools/debugging console in atom.I uninstalled it and install is again.But its not ...
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Windows C# WPF - Richtextbox - error - “cannot find definition to LoadFile() method…” [migrated]

Got an issue with creating a richtextbox from WPF where it cannot find the LoadFile method. For brevity I just started a new simple WPF app with only an RichTextBox & Button. Here's the code: ...
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How to use capital Commands in Vim/Emacs/Spacemacs?

I am frankly just 3 days old in the emacs-vim old . I need to execute some commands S-M-; (executable-find "git") RET But cant figure out how to use those capitalized commands. My keybindings are ...
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Need help to convert a pattern in a .txt file to something else

So guys, 3076482 FinalDesir jotdhaliwal@shaw.ca 174.5.141.202 aedcbbf6570e664723318f5e57658625:KHG5CzJ3EO/mVta?<ZR*4b%9ucb?sa For example I have this line ^ I want to convert it into ...
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Writing in a 2gb txt file

So I have a 2 gb .txt file and I want to add a character before every existing line. How can I do it from linux or windows? I opened it with programs like glogg but it's read only :(
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How can I quickly browse text files in a directory (e.g. by pressing left and right arrow keys)?

I'm working on a job that involves ~80,000 text files in a folder, and I want to be able to quickly browse through them (for example, by pressing the left and right arrow keys on my keyboard, or even ...
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When I press the space bar it deletes the letters after it [duplicate]

How do I change the settings to where I can press the space bar and it put a space after the letter instead of deleting the letters after it. For example, when I have a sentence like " I hav to go." ...
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Atom automatically copies when text highlighted

Atom automatically copies whenever a line of text in my code is being highlighted or blacken out with the mouse hovers without me telling it to do so (by Ctrl-C or choose Copy). I have spend quite a ...
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How do I centre text vertically in a line in Word?

In the current Word for Office 365, I would like to vertically align the words in a line, This image demonstrates that on the top the line is obviously above the centre: I would like there to be ...
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Markdown extensions for ReText

I have just started to use the markdown editor, ReText. I have tried to install a few of the third-party extensions, i.e., markdown_captions. I have installed the extension as stated on the page, e.g.,...
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make `pipe caret` sign show again a hint for current text direction

In the past when text direction on the window was RTL a little triangle appeared in the top of pipe caret | to hint about the current text direction. In the last few years in modern application, ...
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I'm having so many troubles getting the code in brackets.io to work

I'm a complete beginner, but this is absolutely doing my head in! I'm trying to use the brackets.io live preview and I have set up html and app.js to run in the Chrome browser, but every time I try ...
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Vim : The “:bnext” command — Is it working properly?

According to Vim's documentation for the command :bnext (bn), if you have multiple help buffers open, you should be able to use :bn to move to the next buffer displaying help documentation. My ...
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I get multiple pygame windows wich wont close on Sublime

Using Sublime. When i run code that draws something the window pops up but wont go away once i run it another time and it keeps going, these windows are stacking up. The windows cant be closed so i ...
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Whenever I make a commit in git, two editor panes open up

I've set up Sublime text 3 as my text editor for git. For some reason when I run any kind of command that opens up the text editor, two windows open up. Here are all the commands I've run when I ...
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How can I get a WSL window with full colour support in Windows GUI Emacs?

How can I get WSL [Windows Sub-system for Linux] to run in a window on Windows GUI Emacs? The only way I can do it so far is to enter a subshell in either emacs shell or term cmd by entering the wsl ...
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Prevent TeamViewer chat emoji menu show on text type

When I'm using TeamViewer 14 as server on Windows 10 x64 and typing text in Visual Studio 2017 sometimes emoji menu show confuse me and disable text editor keyboard responsiveness. I'm using PureOS ...
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How to replace newline with space except when it's the only character in a row

I have some text like: from her patient scrutiny and judicious criticism. J.K. WASHINGTON, D.C. April, 1919. And want to leave it like: from her patient scrutiny and ...
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How can i edit HTML files in bulk?

I have a website with 35000 pages, I am trying to edit them in bulk using Notepad++ via find in files options but unable to do complete its always going on Not responding so is there any other way to ...
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How to disable colored lines in Sublime Text 3 gutter?

After my Sublime Text 3 received an update some time ago, it started to show weird colored lines in the gutter area: How do I get rid of them? FYI I already have "show_git_status": false in my user ...
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Sublime Text 3 not opening on macOS Mojave

I'm on a macOS Mojave. For some strange reason, Sublime Text 3 is not opening. When I try to open it, it closes right away, before the window even shows up. It was working yesterday, but now it's not ...
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Is there a way to fix a recovered .txt file that appears in gibberish?

So, as asked in the title... I've recently had to re-install win10, and all my files was deleted. I've used a few recover tools softwares and was able to partly recover some .txt files, the only ...
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Change fontsize independently for each editor view in Visual Studio

tl;dr Is it possible to change the fontsize for each editor view in visual studio 2017(professional/business) seperately? Long version: I recently learned how to setup my tablet as a second screen ...
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Sublime Text Daemon

How would it be possible to run a Sublime Text service daemon in the background in order to open client windows instantly. I mean something like emacs --daemon
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Replacing last 6 digits from a number with 6 random digits

I am looking to replace the last 6 digits from a number with 6 random numbers. How do I do that in Notepad++ or TextCrawler Pro? I have a bunch of text files and I want to make the software scan for ...
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How to remove lines that not containing any uppercase letters or lowercase letters or numbers notepad++

I want to keep only lines that contain at least 1 uppercase letter at least 1 lowercase letter at least 1 number Example: :soTest.@1rTr :$TEST%.TER12TB& :-G5O6D$G%R@RS :sbg^45re$55 :@65RR$#...
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Collapsing everything in a parenthesis in a text file

Is there a way to dynamically fold and unfold parenthesis using something like sublime text? For example: This is my sample text, I want to collapse the stuff (in here). Is there a way to do this ...
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Vim: Just discovered `ci"` - can I append?

I've recently found out the command ci" to replace "text inside quotes". I want to instead append the text in the quotes (to get, say, "text inside quotes with some more"), without deleting the ...
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How can i save text file UTF-8 format using sakura editor

I have a problem using sakura editor, I changed UTF-8 format in sakura editor but when i opened already saved with utf-8 format text file, it also show dialog box to change SJSI or utf-8.Someone can ...
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Is there a text editor which displays column numbers and/or displays text in a grid to quickly glance column numbers?

I basically need a text editor which displays text in a grid, so that I can know the exact column numbers of the text. The numerical simulation software I am using, TOUGH+ (written in FORTRAN), has a ...
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Add local ssh connection to a server group to allow file edit

As the title says "Add local ssh connection to a server group to allow file edit", Are trying to add a remote session(always from the same computer and on local network) to a server's group so that ...
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Sane way to edit with Excel formulas?

Is there any sane way to work with large and complicated Excel formulas? For a simple =IF(A1>B2);C3;C4 or something similar, just having it chained behind each other is OK, but if we are getting ...
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Protect a file with a password, but transparently integrated in Windows's UI

I know there are several solutions to: encrypt a file: zipping/RARing/7zip-ing with password each time we save, unzipping/unraring/un7ziping and entering password each time we want to open the file ...
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How do I jump or goto a line in Kakoune?

In vim I can do this with colon followed by the line number, e.g. :5. How do I do this in Kakoune?
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Visual Studio suggestions

When I hit the space key, Visual Studio automatically writes the first suggestion. I don't want that. I tried to disable suggestions from settings but sometimes I need suggestions for speeding up the ...
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How to open text file with text editor (instead of text viewer) in MS OneDrive?

I have several text files in a OneDrive folder. I like opening them with a text editor (instead of the text file viewer) as it saves me from opening a new tab etc if I start reading the file and ...
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How to run Double Commander (doublecmd) internal EDITOR as ROOT?

I couldn't figure out how to open internal editor(on Double Commander) AS ROOT ! I can run mousepad as root (gksu mousepad from prompt command on DC) but no success for gksu {!EDITOR} or gksu {!DC-...
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Preserve indentations of nested bullet list when copying and pasting to plain text from Word

If I have a nested bulleted list in Word, such as: When I paste it into Notepad or any other plain text document, the bullets lose their indents: How can I make the plain text version automatically ...
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Visual Studio 2017 no longer lets me triple click

I've used VS for over a year and I've always been able to triple click to select an entire line. Recently, something got screwed up and it no longer selects the line. It's driving me absolutely insane,...
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How to Type TAB in Notepad++ when 'Replace by Space' is Enabled?

With the 'Replace by Space' option enabled in Notepad++ (Preferences > Language > Replace by Space), is there is a key combination which inserts a tab character without it being replaced by ...
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Intellij Color Scheme HTML TEXT background color

I'm currently using a custom color scheme and i was able to find everything else to fix except one thing. Image below is an example of it in the work. I've looked everywhere for hours and was not ...
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Open recently closed file in Notepad++ using keyboard shortcut

Is it possible to reopen mistakenly closed file in Notepad++ using keyboard shortcut (Ctrl + Shift + T). Most web browsers have this feature, if you close a tab by mistake. Can we do that in NPP too?...
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How to activate the splitter in Notepad++?

The Notepad++ v7.6.2 release notes reveal a new feature: Add new feature: double click splitter resets panes to equal size. How does one enable the splitter to begin with?
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regular expression help needed

I have a text of 8XX lines that look like this: id="**02_item2_02" duration="29" style="**joe" id="02_item3_01" duration="35.5" style="joseph" The text between id=" and style=" is never the same.  ...