Questions tagged [text-editors]

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

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Feature-rich Turtle editor

I want to edit Turtle (RDF) files in the most convenient way possible. Formal requirements: The solution must be FLOSS and a local/offline client that runs natively on GNU/Linux. I don’t expect (but ...
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Web Based Story Organization Software for Fiction Writing and Worldbuilding

I'm working on a writing project and I want to know if there is a tool that I can use to organize the work. I need the following features: manage story text and link it with character sheets, ...
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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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Generate Microsoft Word documents from plain text + style definition

I have to generate a Microsoft Word document (many, but all of them using the same template). I would like to generate it in the same way in which I generate PDF documents from LaTeX sources, i.e. ...
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Any file compare tool that matches function names and then compares them instead of line by line comparison?

I need to compare two files as .txt or .c or anything. These files have the same class name and same functions. But the functions are not in the same order for two classes. The first file is: class ...
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Utility for search inside textfiles where results are directly editable

Does a utility exist for searching in text files where search results are directly editable? I don't want "Search and Replace" utility, but instead I want a "Search and Edit" utility where I can ...
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Markdown editor for *buntu with auto-ToC and drag-drop structure

I'm seeking a Markdown editor that is: ready-to-run on *buntu, and not an "online" editor; and includes these two features: auto-generated table of contents (ToC) from headings; and the facility ...
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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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Editor with a live preview/rendering of MoinMoin Wiki (.moin) files

I am looking for an editor which can render/preview my .moin files - pretty much the same way Atom is capable of rendering Markdown files (it doesn't have to be WYSIWYG). I'd use Atom but it doesn't ...
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Online rich text editor that allows collaborative commenting and track changes of markdown files

I want to be able to modify a markdown document locally, while my collaborators can work on it in a rich text editor online via file sharing (e.g. powered by GitHub or Dropbox). The rich text version ...
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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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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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OneNote Alternative

I work for a small MSP and we currently use OneNote to manage our client documentation. The search and dynamic method of creating pages is nice but there is one drawback I'm hoping someone has a ...
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Semantically enriched document editor

I am looking for a document editing tool that would be able to: load ontology RDF files match and suggest terms as they are typed from the RDF file and autocomplete them while keeping the attachment ...
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Online IDE for XML-based formats

I want to let our users edit some proprietary scripts, which are essentially XML files, online. We can supply an XSD which can be used to provide validation, intelligent code completion and syntax ...
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Plain text editor that supports vertical text (for Chinese, Japanese, etc)

I would be interested to find a plain text editor that provides a mode for vertical text. Chinese and Japanese can both be written either left-to-right in rows going from top to bottom, or top-to-...
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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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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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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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Text file (log) viewer GUI with interactive coloring of multiple search patterns?

I am viewing text files (logs) with a massive ammount of data. I view them in a typical text editor like Scite or Geany, where the default view formatting is black letters on white background. What ...
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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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Use regex and delete duplicate lines of text file that has 1 or more GB

Do we have or is there a program/software that has regex and deletes duplicate lines of text file that has 1 or more GB? I have Emeditor but when I have a file that has 80 million lines and I want ...
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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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Are there any editors for .rmz files created by Outlook for exporting rules

I had posted this question on Superuser asking for ways to export a particular rule from Outlook. So far it looks like there isn't a easy way to do it. The question did not receive enough attention ...
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Building a Markdown, Math Notation, Syntax Highlighting Text Editor

I want to have a text editor like that of SO and and math.stackexchange.com. That will work on web browsers like that of SE. I need some level of markup support and also math notation support like ...
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Software to organize/save Links/Bookmarks offline

I search for a software to help me organize many links in an orderly fashion. (could be a good text editor or an outliner) The websites are to be saved as hyperlinks with a short note besides them ...
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Cross-platform analogue of Mempad text editor

Mempad is a windows-based text editor with a couple of handy features I use it for. These include: A tree-oriented note structure which allows for a high degree of organization of ideas & topics. ...
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Is there a JS library that would grant vim key bindings to a textarea?

This is a related question, but I am wondering if there is a pure JS solution that a server could serve so that all client browsers can enjoy the vim keybindings without extra client-side extensions.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Text Editor control for Javascript and CSS

I am looking for a text editor control to embed in an angularJS page to let the end user to be able to edit JavaScript and CSS. We would need syntax highlight and error reporting at least and code ...
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Software for making lighting notes on a script

I am the lighting operator for a small theatre production. Right now what I do is write lighting notes (when to switch what on/off and what intensity) on a printed copy of the script. When the ...
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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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Rich HTML source editor

I am looking for an HTML editor that live interprets the HTML in the same buffer as the one I'm writing in. Meaning that it would look similar to the following, as a simple example: <b>fat text&...
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Drawing/Text Editing tool with panning and zoom facility with relative cursor size

I want to make a conceptual (Blueprint) diagram of an application architecture in detail. What I want is a canvas where no matter to what extent I zoom-in or zoom-out, the text cursor size should ...
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Use NeoVim in collaboration with other editors in realtime?

I'm a NeoVim user and would like to be able to collaborate in real time with users of other editors, ala pair programming. I am aware of Floobits which is a proprietary system that includes plugins ...
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R console inside text editor

What are some good text editors similar to Sublime Text 3 that can run an R console? Or is there an alternative of SublimeREPL that runs in Sublime? This is in Windows I have tried Rstudio but I don'...
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Java editor for Chrome OS

I'm a student in Sweden studying programming and recently we got Chromebooks to make it easier to study and write essays. I realized soon that I wasn't able to install any software to my Chromebook so ...
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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 ...