Questions tagged [text-editors]

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

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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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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 ...
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A text editor which allows texts to be filed under keywords?

I need a program which takes some text (usually just a few lines) and files it under some keywords. Then, later on, I can search for all texts that have been filed under certain keywords. For ...
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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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Text editor with categories and expand/collapse for Windows

I just want a text editor or similar software where I can write text and organize it on categories, and also having the ability to expand and collapse, on the following format: I'm using Windows. ...
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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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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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Program that sorts lines in a text file by number of occurences

I have a large text file with a lot of lines of terms. Some lines repeat themselves. I want a program that gives me the lines that appear most often in the entire document.
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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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IDE for HTML5 (html, css, js) development? [closed]

What editor (or 'IDE') do you recommend for HTML5 (HTML, CSS and JavaScript) development? My current preference would be a paid solution, as I find they are greater quality as opposed to free options....
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Any Good IDEs out there?

Can someone list a few good IDEs? I am looking for an IDE that supports many languages mainly Java, HTML, JavaScript, C# and C++. I already use all the JetBrains products and Visual Studio. I am just ...
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Programmer's editor (or its plugin) which opens Alternate Data Streams (ADS)

I'm searching for programmer's editor or its plugin which can create, discover, open and save NTFS alternate data streams (ADS) using the user interface. Currently I am using Notepad++ which can work ...
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IDE or text editor that really indents everything?

I want an IDE or text editor that automatically (when clicking in the indent button) reindents every line of code (from the begining to the end). For example, Sublime 3 doesn't do this. It just ...
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GTK text editor with auto-completion and trailing-space visualisation

The default Gedit text editor on GNOME has this bug. The alternatives, including Mousepad, don't have auto-completion and/or don't support visualising just trailing spaces in text (e.g., both Mousepad ...
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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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Two-pane text editor that executes external commands for preview

When editing Markdown, reStructuredText or dot graph files, I'd like to see an instant preview of the file in a second pane. Is there a text editor for linux that is able to execute an external ...
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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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Editor that shows RegEx selection and replacement results?

Doing a lot of regular expression search and replacements can be a hassle sometimes. I've found that a tool on macOS called "Better Rename" does a fantastic at showing a preview / live view of what ...
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Is there a program to copy full folder path directories?

Does anyone know of a program to do this? Basically you have a folder on your computer And subfolders inside of that Possibly more subfolders in those Some text file names + images in those Is ...
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Software for Creating and Maintaining User/Service Manuals

We are looking for software that will allow us to easily create and maintain service manuals for the machines that we manufacture. We have about 25 machines, and have been using Microsoft Word up ...
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atom package that lets me view opened files

I use a windows machine. Earlier I have used the tree-view-opened-files package to be able to keep track of the files I've opened. This is supposed to show up in the tree view sidebar, but it doesn'...
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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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Program to remove special characters non ascii from large texfiles

I have text files 100MB+ in size and they have a lot of special chars. I can't import them into my DBMS because PostgreSql doesn't recognize these chars. How can I remove them? Which software does ...
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Code editor for mac with specific shortcuts

I need a free code editor for MacOS. I'm currently using Komodo Edit 10, which is the closest to what I need but it crashes too much to be used seriously. Here's what I'd like : Light (not a full ...
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Open source editor for Microsoft Windows that handles read-eval-print loop

I would like to teach Standard ML for my students. I have a console version of the PolyML Standard ML compiler that has a read-eval-print loop. What editor would you recommend that is open source ...
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Note-taking (memo) app without a (reachable) length limitation

I am looking for a very simple, free and ad-free note-taking app for Android. UI-wise, I am happy with S Memo (the text part; I don't care much for the drawing feature), except that its text memos are ...
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Text editor that takes more than 10 gb

I have Emeditor and it does what I want but when it has a file that has one or more gb, it slows down a little or doesn't do a lot. I wanted to know if there's a text-editor that has or does what ...
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Is there an online Markdown editor with auto-complete feature?

Or alternatively an installable one for linux... I mean a feature that propose on the fly alternatives while typing for the most common words, for instance typing "veh" would propose "vehicle".