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Questions tagged [text-editors]

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

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Config file editor for end users

When developing industry software without any user interface, a lot of settings are hidden in configuration files. (e.g. machine parameters, ip addresses, login names, file paths, etc.) Occassionally ...
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Critical editing software

I’m looking for a program, compatible with Windows 10, that has an option to input two (+) different series of footnotes, e.g. one would contain comparative texts and another would contain notes. ...
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Lightweight GUI markdown editor

I want to edit some formatted text, with hyperlinks and lists etc. - so that the result is a markdown file, and the editing can either of the source, or of the formatted content (with accompanying ...
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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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software to detect repeated text phrases (full sentence followed by identical phrase from that sentence)

Stackexchangers, I have a couple of hundred XML texts, which contain textual repetitions of the following type: In cases where exceptional balance of payments difficulties exist, and then for a ...
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What's a good Windows text editor or IDE for PHP *with browser refresh*

I used to use Notepad++ with Auto-Refresh in Chrome. Since updating to 64-bit NPP, however, that plugin stopped working (it was 32-bit only). I decided it was time to upgrade my Editor, so I started ...
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XML Editors for Linux

So far I'm using: NetBeans gedit BaseX the console, CLI for viewing and editing xml. What other open source tools are avaiable? Wikipedia has a rather dismal list. Particularly interested, but ...
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free text editor with some kind of automatic versioning system

I'm trying some creative writing, and I rewrite a lot of part of the text, and I want to be able to see previous versions of the same part of the text, and maybe merge them. Doing this by copy pasting ...
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Looking for pre-built C++ source with editor

I want to make a C++ MS Windows app. I'm looking for some sort of library I can include in my project and extend as necessary. Source code would be ideal, but a nice binary library would be acceptable....
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Language-agnostic code editor with advanced formatting/highlighting features

I am looking for a code editor with specific features. For Windows, commercial or free. List of required features: The editor should be language-agnostic, and language-aware features should be ...
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Copy & paste texts omitting leading/trailing white spaces

Looking for utility/macro/plugin to paste texts from clipboard omitting leading/trailing white spaces. Couldn't find this feature in macros in PhraseExpress or utilities like PureText. Thanks.
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Recommend me a webapp that allows paste from clipboard to a web page/web app/window where the clipboard is converted to whatsapp text formatting?

Using this search I found a webpage which you could paste into and get back Whatsapp text formatted text. So it replaces bold with *bold* and italics with _italics_ etc. Unfortunately that webpage is ...
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Tool for partial reverting a Git commit

A bug has been introduced in the last commit of a Git repository. Is there a tool for reverting chunks of this commit easily? The tool would show the changes in the commit, and an option to revert ...
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Is there a lightweight IDE for C with nice visual design?

I am looking for an 'ideal' environment for writing and running simple C programs for beginners in programming. What I want is something that has an appealing design, like Sublime Text 3 or Visual ...
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Linux text editor with server-side search over SSH

I want a Linux programmer's text editor with the possibility to search in a directory on remote server over SSH (I assume that the editor should call grep on the remote host and parse grep output.) ...
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Which text editor makes writing plug-ins the easiest?

There are many text editors featuring plugins but I would like to know if there is one text editor that makes it very easy for the user to write a plugin, using a simple language and with a lot of ...
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Path autocompletion extension for VS Code

First off, I know that there are already some extensions which do path completion. I tested most of them and they are working OK, but I'm searching something more advanced like this plugin for Atom. ...
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Rich text editor to have custom interactions in the editor

I have worked on a few rich text editors of the WYSIWYG flavor. Give users ability to bold text, no big deal. I have also worked on on a doc that was using contenteditable, which was unpleasant. I am ...
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Text editor featuring a code tree panel

My JavaScript file contains some 10 to 20 functions. I am using Notepad++ and I can fold the code in those functions. But I need an extra tab (or box or window) in the same window I am editing where I ...
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Text editor capable to join groups of N lines

I will give an example where N = 3 The input looks like this: A B C D E F G H I The output must look like this: A D G B E H C F I (the input might have 12 lines ...
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Text editor with predefined search-replace pairs

I need a text editor (preferably for Windows) that can record a few search-replace pairs - so I can have them predefined - and then, when I open the replace dialog (many editors have it on Ctrl+H), ...
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Simple Text Editor for Desktop Environment

Issue Leafpad is the default text editor for the LXDE Desktop environment designed to be lightweight and simple. Although I like this design choice, there are some additional features available in ...
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Need a text editor that can allow the user to view at least 6 text panes at a time, & can save all panes into a single file, or func. equivalent

One way it could do this is if the software had savable sessions and tabs, and each tab could have its own text pane. Or maybe the window would just have six panes, where the software has no tab ...
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Text List Merge Program

I'm looking for a program that can combine several lists. Must be Windows supported, completely free or freemium, has an interface and unicode supported. It should be able to add prefix, suffix and ...
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Editor (or plugin) which shows current XPath with tag attributes when editing XML

In sample XML draft: <unit name="Alpha"> <unit name="One"> █1 </unit> <unit name="Two"> █2 </unit> </unit> I want to find any ...
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Extension for VS Code that evaluates math expressions?

I am looking for an extension for Visual Studio Code that can evaluate simple math expressions to save time. Sometimes I fiddle around with numbers, and add constants to expressions to save time so I ...
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Easy to use field-based, copywriting collaboration tool

I'm looking for a tool that would make easier for our team to manage planned newsletters, blog posts, facebook posts, etc. It needs to be easy for use for non-tech savvy users. It would be nice if ...
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A .txt browser/editor that has a pane on the right

Is there a .txt browser that supports a pane on the right, with the file list on the left? I've got 600+ txt files, with different records. Sometimes I need to quickly 'surf' through different files. ...
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What cross-platform GUI text editor for Linux shell scripting?

As the title says, I seek high quality text editor for POSIX shell scripting. Requirements: Most important to me is syntax highlighting: I admire the fast start-up of Sublime Text, but it does not ...
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Linux text editor with no prompt autosave and restore

I am looking for some way to autosave ad hoc notes on Linux. The main feature I am looking for is silently autosaving unsaved documents, where there is no need to explicitly save those notes when I ...
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Code-Suggesting editor for Arduino

I use officially recommended code editor Android Studio for writing programs with Android. And, the most important feature of it, which made me learn quickly from a zero is its code-suggestions. Not, ...
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Windows 64bit Powershell over SSH useable Terminal Text Editor/Pager, ideally small, portable, with vi grammar

I connect to a Windows Machine via SSH into a Powershell Terminal, and regularly need to made quick,small edits in text files on this Windows Computer, and others reachable via UNC syntax. Currently ...
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Android: Copy/Paste Style

Some word processors and text editors are able to copy & paste style elements, font formats, colours, text layout/structure, etc. Like Apple's Pages & Numbers for macOS: Is there anything ...
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Lightweight code editor with smart reflow of comments

Is there exist a lightweight code editor with the ability of smart reflow of comments, as shown here? 50-characters column |<---------------------------------------------->| // Initial ...
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Is there any Windows text editor that allows to open links in text in browser incognito mode?

Is there any free text editor on Windows that allows (or has a plug-in that allows) to configure what happens when url's in the text are clicked on (e.g. to pass command line to the browser so that ...
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Code editor Android app that supports code folding (expand/collapse code lines)

I'm looking for an Android code editor app that supports code folding (collapse/expand code lines). More Specifications: Android version: 6.0.1 (Preferrably supports Android 4+ versions) Price: Any ...
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Free text editing tool specifically designed for remote editing

I'd like a full GUI text editing tool that transparently opens and saves files over ssh or sftp as a built-in feature. I tested remote-edit with Atom and opening files doesn't work. Additionally the ...
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Atom fork without telemetry

I really like the text editor Atom, but it collects a lot of data and transmits it to GitHub and Google. It also uses your MAC address in order to generate a unique identifier which is also sent to ...
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Modal editor with proportional font support

I would like a modal text editor (like Vim) with support for proportional fonts. As a stop-gap measure, I would at least like an editor that lets the em-dash character ("—") consume multiple ...
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A good text editor for learning the implementation?

I would like to learn how an extensible text editor is implemented. By extensible, I mean the ability to augment the functionality of the main program with code written by the users like plugins, ...
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Append text while user is editing without disturbing user interaction

In Windows forms and HTML textboxes, it is not possible to append text without influencing the current user action on the same textbox. My usecase is that i get constantly new (from speech to text ...
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Online program for letting other people review your writing without hassle to them?

When I have written something, (e.g. an essay), and I want someone to review it, I usually send it to them in a microsoft word file. This is somewhat of a hassle to the people reviewing: They have ...
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Is there a simple text-editor, opening up a webserver from the command-line?

I have a set-up with some files on a Unix-system. And I want to edit them in real-time from remote via a webbrowser-app. I have commandline access on this system. Now I am searching for a tool making ...
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Is there any good userscript for stackoverflow text editor?

The most uncomfortable thing I feel with stackoverflow is this text editor : If I want to add code under a numbered list, I need 8 space indent. For example: Test code hello world! But this ...
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Tool to work with interconnected text fragments

I'm looking for a tool that allows me to work with (read, write, edit) text in fragments that are connected internally and to other texts. I want to be able to follow these links, and they should keep ...
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Editor for Modelica Language with Syntax highlighting and Code completion?

I think OpenModelica has a very bad editor. Specially when you want to edit the code and it is not complete, OpenModelica doesn't allow saving! I usually have to use a different editor to write the ...
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android: a text editor and NOTHING ELSE

I don't need support for dropbox. I don't need support for "sharing". The text editor is allowed No Internet Access Whatsoever. I already have a file browser. I don't need another one. I don't want or ...
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Lightweight Linux text editor with JSON formatting

I am looking for a text editor that will format / pretty print JSON. I have been using Atom with Pretty JSON, but the performance is terrible since I switched to to a laptop without SSD. I know ...
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Windows text editor that can encode URL for all the non-ASCII characters

I'm looking for a Windows text editor featuring URL encode for all the non-ASCII characters For example, when encoding the following string: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:出窓ぬいぐるみ_2016_(...
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Linux Text editor with integrated diff

I'm looking for a GUI text editor with an integrated diff feature. I'm used to Notepad++ on windows and its diff plugin. Now i'm using a linux machine and i can't seem to find something similar. I ...