Questions tagged [text-editor]

Software to edit text. Also consider the `html-editor` tag, if appropriate.

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Text/hex editor that supports mixed line-endings

I have a file that contains "mixed" line-endings, i.e. both LF and CRLF. This is because the file is a mixture of plain text that also has binary data interspersed. I'm looking for a text ...
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Open source text editor for Android supporting SAF

I would like a text editor for Android that is open source supports Storage Access Framework (SAF) provides text search. Features 1 and 2 are needed for security reasons. I need only very basic text ...
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Read-only large file viewer (> 10 GB), including gzipped file

Note: I have already read Best viewer for large text files (> 10GB) and Text editor or reader for working with huge files in Windows but here the specific point is the compressed file support. In ...
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Simple Text Editor in Linux with Conditional Formatting

I am looking for a simple Text Editor on Linux (Arch, preferrably) with conditional formatting. I have noted this question. I am not looking for a syntax highlighter. I need conditional formatting, ...
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Open-source CSV viewer & editor

Expanding on several questions asked 10 years ago on Stack Overflow, I'd like to elaborate what's the best CSV Viewer Editor in 2021. What makes a good viewer (for me): Displays CSV in Grid view, not ...
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Text editor npm library for Angular 2.0.0

We have an application running on Angular 2.0.0. Is there a text editor npm library which gives support to Angular 2.0.0?
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Text editor for Mac that supports editing files via an SSH session

I would like a text editor with the following parameters: Works on latest version of OSX Supports editing files remotely via SSH, like Atom does via a plugin Doesn't crash all the time (which is why ...
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GUI to cut individual lines from a text file to create a new one

I need a Windows program that will display a text file and let me select individual lines of that file to move to a new file. So, for example, I can select lines 4-9, 14, 22-24, 46, etc. as I scroll ...
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What WYISWYG/GUI eBook editor do you reccomend?

I am looking for a WYSIWYG/GUI eBook editor that has robust functionality beyond that of Calibre or Sigil. I am speaking of the ability to edit many of the HTML elements via GUI without touching a ...
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What rich text editor library can i use to embed a inline file into editor?

My requirement is to embed a file inside the rich text editor. As an example, I want to embed a file at the end of this sentence like this. | nameOfTheFile |. When I click the file it should be ...
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Text editor that can paste lines

Is there any text editor that can paste the selected lines? For example I select 10 lines, then, when I use paste, it will paste the first 5 lines with the next 5 lines, separated with a tab. I am ...
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Mac text editor that supports folding and multiple workspace/desktops

I'm looking for a Unicorn, the mythical Text Editor that will do everything I want it to do, and especially one feature that Mac's TextEdit has that I haven't found elsewhere: easily open multiple ...
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text/graphical editor with dynamic alignment/margins/paddings

I'm looking for an editor that is able to auto-adjust the positions of neighboor elements based on their content size and alignment/margins/paddings. I'm used to web development where the browser will ...
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Does someone know a text editor which is multi document, support programming languages, images and support RTL languages?

my wet dream of the perfect text editor would be: Multi documents \ tabs Programming languages support (indentation, keywords colors, etc.) RTL languages support (Arabic, Hebrew, etc.) Accept images ...
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WYSIWYG CSV editor that logs changes

I have a csv file that I want to edit manually on my Mac. I work with data digitization from PDFs, and sometimes rare errors occur that I just want to fix manually. For the sake of reproducibility, I ...
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IDE best supportive for sparse many line code

I use Allman brace placement. Most of the time the code I write is sparse, involves a lot of scrolling up and down. Clearly an IDE that has multiple windows viewing the same file is a must. Quick code ...
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PineGrow a good HTML editor?

I'm a front-end developer and have been using Adobe Dreamweaver for years. But it just has so many weird glitches that never seem to get fixed, and they drive me crazy. Now I'm getting into CSS Grids, ...
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Fast text editor / word processor for Windows that supports basic tables

I have been using Jarte Plus as my go-to text editor / word processor to create and edit simple documents. I like that it's a portable application, very fast to load, and has a small memory footprint....
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App that can help me manage my copy-paste

I talk to a lot of clients every day and answering FAQS could be a really hard time for me in the long term. What I do is copying from the txt file, alt-tab, paste. I want an app that can help me ...
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Windows RTF Editor That Doesn't Mangle OS X/macOS TextEdit RTF List Formatting?

When I open rich-text files created in OS X's/macOS's TextEdit on Windows in WordPad or Microsoft Word, neither bulleted/unordered lists' nor numbered/lettered/ordered lists' formatting transfer over ...
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Best open source or free text editor for Windows, not for developer usage, just solid text editing?

I'm looking for a solid text editor for Windows 10. Preferably one that is open source, can handle large files (like a few hundred MB), and does not use Java or Cygwin. It's for a co-worker who's not ...
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Is there a text editor that can open big XML files?

So I wanted to get identicons of Stack Overflow users and decided to try and get the Users.xml file, and opened it in the following: MS Word 2010 - I currently own this version, and the XML file ...
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Simple open-source text editor for Windows

I have searched online regarding open-source text editors (for Windows) and most of the sites recommend Atom, Visual Studio Code, etc., which are primarily focused on programming. I don't want such ...
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Lightweight python editor for Mac

I am looking for a lightweight, fast and simple python file editor. I do not need fancy extensions or debugging capabilities, maybe a very simple syntax checker, and that a tab inserts 4 spaces. That'...
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Text editor where math notation is effortless

I recently tried Wolfram Mathematica, and I was amazed at the amount of detail I can accomplish in math notation, the thing is that Mathematica is paid, and the only thing that can read the .nb files ...
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Javascript project/multi-file editor for Linux

I'm looking for a GUI editor for a collection of Javascript files, in a folder structure. Required features: Libre Gratis Shows a tree-like view of elements in a script file - top-level entities, ...
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open source copycat version of textpad

I'm a long term Textpad user, which is only available for Windows (wanting to run on Linux). I'm wondering if anyone has ever found an open-source copycat version of it. I know there are plenty of ...
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Text editors which treat emulated tabs exactly the same as true tabs?

Do you know of any text editor that, when configured to use emulated tabs (issuing spaces when you hit the tab key) will change the cursor key behaviour so that it behaves the same as with true tabs, ...
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Installing NimEDIT on MacOS Catalina

I would like to install NimEDIT on my Mac but I can't figure out how. Any help appreciated.
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Open source markdown editor with file tree panel

I'm searching for an editor to work with my notes organized as a hierarchical file tree in a markdown format. It should display both file tree and text editor panels like that: +=======================...
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Alternative to Google Docs with similar feature set

I'm looking to offer people an alternative to using Google Docs (and to use it myself). I'm not constraining myself to a specific use case, like this question - I'm interested in a general alternative ...
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Is there any simple graphical text editor with syntax highlighting?

I was wondering if there was a lightweight text editor that also had syntax highlighting. Depending on one's definition of lightweight some that could qualify could be gedit, Kate or even Geany for ...
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Text editor capable of wrapping text at syllable boundaries

I am looking for a text editor that can break lines at syllable boundaries and not only at word boundaries, the latter being the default for products like Microsoft Word or Notepad++. My purpose is ...
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Online collaborative text editing with auto scroll down option

I'm looking for something like Google Docs, but with an additional option: if someone typed a new word in the document, the app should scroll down there automatically. Most we apps I've found ...
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Subtitle editor with words autocompletion

I need an application to create subtitles that can remember words you typed in and help to type them when you type them again. It may be paid software, any OS would be fine, except Apple's. It may be ...
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Is there a collaborative text editor like gobby, but that doesn't crash easily?

Is there a collaborative text editor like gobby (live; not a web-app), but that doesn't crash easily? Let's say a file is stored on one computer, then you open it in the text editor on that computer. ...
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Linux console text editor with Windows/Mac style shift-arrow text selection, cut, quit and save

I have a terminal novice user-base who need to do some extremely light text editing from a console (authoring Git commits, etc.). I'd like to set EDITOR to something that keyboard binding-wise feels ...
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Linux text editor with support of illustrations, folding, and different fonts?

I need an app suitable to making notes while working on my programming research projects. I want it to have folding (aka collapse and expand) capabilities, because my notes are large (I keep track of ...
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Make-Your-Own-Markup Editor

Many viewers; no votes. Please let me know what I can improve to make this upvote-worthy! I'm looking for a collaborative editor which would allow tweaks to be made to the markup language used. ...
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Can someone recommend a React component or NPM library that allows one to set up a WYSIWYG editor?

We're working on a large project where we want to be able to have our clients publish articles. We were originally considering Ghost (ghost.org) for this part of the project, but it's a bit limited ...
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Terminal-based text editor for Linux with few dependencies

I'm using an old(ish) SLES Linux machine on which there are some issues with vi which I won't go into. I want to use another text editor - but none is installed as part of the distribution, and I'm ...
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CLI text editor for Linux that supports scrolling bar and stdin reading? [closed]

Is there a CLI text editor for Linux that supports a scroll bar useable with the mouse and that can read from stdin ? If not is there at least a simple GUI text editor that support stdin reading ? I ...
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Windows Editor that is suitable for both code and doc

Need to write some note about some program, such note contains source code copied from the source code of that program which need to prevent line wrap. The note also contains comments (not comments in ...
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Autocomplete text in any Windows application?

I know that many text editors have autocomplete features or third-party plugins, but is there a Windows autocomplete software that works in any application? (Could be Chrome, Firefox, MS Word, notepad,...
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Code editor with support for syntax definitions

Is there a code editor for Android that supports user syntax? Sublime Text for PCs supports sublime-syntax files, containing contexts, regular expressions and constants. One editor that supports ...
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Is there any markdown editor for linux supporting kotlin codeblocks highlighting?

I'm trying to create a kotlin tutorial in markdown, but I have not found of any editor supporting ```kotlin codeblocks. Is there any editor currently supporting (by default or with a plugin) syntax ...
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Android text / code editor that can access SD card?

I have been looking for a text editor that can save directly to an SD card in phone/tablet. I would prefer an open source app but would be willing to pay for the right product. I have tried many ...
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Word processor that will create text files with embedded images, but store the images outside of the text

I've been using Microsoft Word for note-taking, and git for version control. The problem is that git can't diff the Microsoft Word files, so I'd like to switch to using a plaintext format. However, I ...
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Is there a editor for MIPS Assembly .s files?

At the moment I use different text editors, but none of them highlight any code or help in any other way to simplify the code writing. Are there any good text editors out there for MIPS?
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Any text editor recommendations for java? [closed]

I am new to coding and am currently learning java. I wanted to know which text editor would be best for me to start with.

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