Questions tagged [text-editors]

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

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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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Editor support for ndjson (aka JSON Lines, JSON Streaming)

What interactive text editing / viewing apps have decent support for ndjson? It should at least treat each line as valid JSON, with the usual support for syntax checking / highlighting, folding, etc. ...
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split a two-column pdf page into two one-colunm pdfs

I am working on a true pdf, +1000 pages long, written in two columns because when copy and pasting text, before reaching the bottom of one column, the cursor jumps indiscriminately in a haphazard ...
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Looking for an in-browser text editor with inline tokens

I'm trying to build a system to allow users to generate a text template that can have specific, predefined tokens mixed into it, accessible through a browser. (Imagine a mail merge system, where the ...
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Lightweight text editor for spell check & grammar check offline in OS X

I keep using LibreOffice for just the spell & grammar check, earlier it was MS Word. Is there an offline version for English language that is multi-platform? Basically an app like Windows ...
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Markdown editor for OSX (ssh connection) navigate through ftp folder to load and upload modified .md

I'm looking for a OSX desktop application in which I can edit plain markdown documents. I found many but none with ssh connection to navigate and choose which .md have to edit. I try ulysse app but ...
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A text editor that would let you execute a Python code snippet against the text

Virtually all the text editors let you do search-and-replace, some even support regular expressions, some let you extend their functionality with macros that are quite a job to write and to learn to (...
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angular Text editor with image upload functionality?

Hi i'm using angular cli version 7 in one of my project. i need to add an wysiwyg editor in my application with local image upload functionality .i used ckeditor but it charge for this functionality ....
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Editor with code blocks that can be bold or highlighted

Currently I'm using Dropbox Paper, but it's getting to be quite slow for longer or more complex documents, with a lag of several seconds between when I enter a keystroke and when it appears on the ...
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Visual scripting alternatives but for text ( text node editor )?

I want to create tech document for my friend, and want to provide some logic structure. Is there any Visual Scripting alternatives but for text editing? Something like visual pseudo-scritping. Where I ...
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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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Text editor library with MS Word compatibility & track changes feature

I am working on a Java application and trying to implement the following. Person A uploads a MS Word file through some web portal. Person B and C add their comments and suggestions (with track ...
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What's the best code editor for Mac with right-to-left support?

I'm trying to work with JSON files that have bidirectional text. I recently have been using the BBEdit free trial, and while it's a great app, it's nearly impossible to edit text that isn't left-to-...
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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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I need a code editor for users to use for practicing inside WordPress

I have some code blocks which users should use for practicing how to program but I can't seem to find any text editor within WordPress that offers such capabilities. Here is something similar I am ...
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Looking for 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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Tool to script simple find & replace for a fixed set of text strings

On a Mac: Every month I collect lists of around 300-500 company names in Japanese that I need to translate into English. I tried scripting this with Applescript in Textwrangler, but this is hard to ...
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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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JSon editor with schema and references

I'm looking for a Json editor that could assist someone not familiar with json (or any type of code/scripts/data formats) to generate json files following a strict structure. I looked around and found ...
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User-sophisticated code editor for Android

What I want is clear in title. I want a code editor with at least a way to put user syntax definitions, such as Sublime Text stack-based sublime-syntax, and maybe user color schemes and themes. ...
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Tool to find duplicate repeated groups of lines in log files?

I want to use it to reduce (either graphically collapsing the blocks or replacing the duplicate lines with a reference) the amount of text I need to read when when analyzing boot system log file. ...
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What editor can I customize for writing HTML with special tooltips for Outlook?

I just started a job where I will be writing HTML emails. I want to give the gift of convenience to future team members who might share the task of writing HTML emails that render correctly across ...
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Simple programmable text editor with multiple terminals (linux)

I'm searching for a linux gui text editor with the possibility to have multiple terminal sessions inside of the text editor. Copy paste should be possible with Ctrl c Ctrl v both in the files and in ...
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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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Web Text Editor Like Word which work with pages, template header and footer

I'm searching for a web text editor like Word where we can write content but I have only 1 obligation, I want to be able to edit the header and footer of EACH PAGE. I tried CKEditor but I didn't find ...
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Can anyone recommend me a software that I could use for writing a character's draft and planning a script?

users! I need a program that I can use for making such drafts like this, for example: I’m trying to come up with a detailed story for a book, but it’sn’t just going to keep so many characters in my ...
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WYSIWYG reStructuredText editor

I want to use ReadTheDocs, which uses Sphinx, which, in turn, uses restructuredtext. The reST editors I've found so far are like the 80s word processors where you edited the text to put tags (e.g. "...
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utility dialog to edit JavaDoc tags and multiline-comments

I'm looking for a utility (either stand-alone tool or IDE plugin) that uses a dialog to do something like the mockup I created ... Essentially what I want most is a tool that will allow me to fill-in-...
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Cross platform rich text editor for react

I am trying to integrate a text editor for my web application. I tried both slatejs and draftjs, but both seem to be buggy on android browser, due to the way android keyboards handle contentState. ...
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Software for writing novels

I started writing a science fiction/fantasy novel as a hobby, and I am looking for a software (other than Word) which make easier to write it. Here is what I am looking for: Must have: Free For ...
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Text processor that supports vertical text for Asian languages (Mac)

East Asian languages like Chinese and Japanese are natively and traditionally written in a vertical orientation, top to bottom and right to left. I need this. Problem is the only program that I know ...
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Sublime Text 3 alternative to use on ARM Linux?

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 3 to code,at the moment,and I'm not being very lucky on my quest to find an alternative to Sublime Text 3. I tried Vim, but didn't like it that much. Geany felt a little dull ...
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SSML (Speech Synthesis Markup Language) editor

Starting to play with SSML (Speech Synthesis Markup Language), in relation to using it with the Amazon Polly text to speech process. Looking for an SSML text editor that will validate syntax, plus ...
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RDF editor compatible with Mac OS

I need to manipulate RDF files created previously. I need an RDF editor which also can interpret and represents RDF axiomatics in different serializations such as Turtle, RDF/XML etc. The tool that ...
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Portable, real-time collaborative, multimarkdown editor, with live preview and version control integration

I'm looking for a tool, collection of tools and/or plugins, or even works-in-progress in this general direction, for this quite demanding (and possibly conflicting) set of requirements: user ...
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Software to find duplicate paragraphs or phrases in multiple microsoft word documents

Here is my condition: I have many drafts microsoft word documents. I want to make one microsoft word document. Therefore, I need to find duplicate words or paragraphs copy them into final document ...
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How to scroll the same equal distance every time?

How can I scroll the same specified distance every time with the mouse? I need to be able to do this within programs such as terminal emulator, notepadqq, or anything involving text. The reason I ...
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Find words in a sentence without white spaces

Imagine this sentene "Hellomynameisvictor" I want to identify each one of this words : "Hello" , "my" , "name" , "victor". Does any one know an API that can be able to do this?
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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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Long and colorful HTML String for Arduino

What I really want to is to improve readability by coding and leting the text editor or IDE to color the HTML code. 1 - javascript long string will look like let append.innerHTML = ` <textarea ...
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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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Software for writing stories

I'm looking for software on Windows, where I can write stories. So I can organize things easy. When I type something like #girl1 that I can later edit it to a name. And that I don't need to find ...
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Software for syntax coloring English language

I recently read this argument about why syntax coloring/highlighting is not useful when writing code. The article featured this image of syntax-colored English text: While the article argues against ...
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Which Python GUI framework should I use for this?

*I'm not sure if my idea is structured well for implementation as an app, I'm walking blind here. The framework shall handle: editor-like instant color coding of entered text increasingly ...
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Online code editor whit git

I am working on a project that is on GitHub, but I work on many computers that don't have Git. Is there any online free code editor that has support for typescript, SCSS, and git?
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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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Free online XML editor

I was suprised to find no free online XML editors that had an easy to use visual interface (like Xml Spy but online). With grid or treeview editing of nodes and a user friendly way to edit XML. XML ...
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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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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 ...