Questions tagged [text-editors]

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

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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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Is there a text editor that can convert Base 2 to hex?

E.g. I have a file with the following lines: 00000000000000000000000000001000, 00000000000000000000000000000000, 00000000000000000000000000010000, 00000000000000000000000000111000, ...
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Linux code editor with bookmark toggling via mouse?

On Windows, Notepad++ is my favorite editor because I use the mouse to toggle bookmarks by clicking the line number. Is there a code editor that does that on Linux? Atom and Sublime only appear to ...
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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 to preserve URL links in text copied from browser

I am looking for a good Markdown editor to keep track of what I am reading and learning online to improve my web developer skills and stay in touch with latest technologies. As I read sometimes huge ...
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Linux text editor for large text files

I'm looking for a simple and light weight text editor that is capable to open and edit text files from >=2GB quickly and is also capable to process find and replace operations in such files quickly. ...
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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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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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GUI Text Editor for ARM Linux? Kinda like Sublime if possible,with syntax highlighting for at least Python,Lua and C/C++

For coding in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my ODROID C2. I'm aware of nice online tools, but an offline editor will help me more. Please don't answer Vim or Emacs(I'm already looking on ‘em). I'm so heartbreak ...
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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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A good source code editor

I want a source code editor with the following features Must support C, C++, Java, Ruby Python and Django and its HTML templating language Must not be very heavy, avg. memory usage 100M The editor ...
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Easy To Note/Write/Type/Outline/See

I need a text editor meeting some specific requirements: minimal requirements can make bullet points easy like if you type '* [space]' then it would make a bullet point what I type into the software ...
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Is there a plugin for Notepad++ that shows the helpfiles for PHP commands as overlay?

Once upon a time... I had an editor that I could give a link to the official PHP help files (downloaded from the PHP website and extracted on C:/phpmanual/), and when hovering the mouse over a PHP-...
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WYSIWYG HTML or XML editor?

Do you know what-you-see-is-what-you-get editor with following features: Designed for editing HTML or XML (or other open markup formatted) files. Open-source Capable of operating: text images tables ...
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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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Text editor to help summarizing textbooks

I read a lot of textbooks, and I have always wanted to summarize the things I read and organize them but working with normal text editors like Microsoft Word(or LibreOffice) is really hard and ...
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Linux alternative for Notepad++

What I'm looking for: lightweight (non IDE) program for Linux that manages the tasks listed below modern GUI program - I want to use mouse, drag-n-drop, … It should be gratis software. The features ...
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Editor that can edit UTF-8 texts that contain non-printable characters

I need to edit some UTF-8 text that contains control characters (including NUL, used to mark in that text where "C strings" end). Most text editors either break, because they want "pure text" without ...
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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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Text editor that doesn't change line endings on paste

All text editors I've tried so far, including Notepad++, Sublime Text, SciTE, VS Code and others, adjust line endings on paste to match the current document settings. For example, if I copy this to ...
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Markdown editors (preferably free) that use Github's syntax highlighting?

By "Github syntax highlighting" I am referring to this: Are there any editors whose actual editing box resembles that? Resembles as in uses similar font, colours, spacing, etc ... basically looks/...
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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 ...
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Looking for a single text file format having multiple sheets in it just like what we have in excel workbook

No, I am not talking about editors such as EditPlus and Notepad++ that can open multiple distinct text files. I am looking for a tool that can create a single text file having multiple sheets in it. ...
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Spreadsheet for text or text editor with columns and rows

I want to organize text in columns and rows. I want to be able to set a fixed width for the columns. The rows should expand (indefinitely) to fit the text vertically. I want to be able to change row ...
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Are there any Windows text editors that allow you to scroll through a directory?

Perhaps related to this but slightly different. If I have a directory of images, there are certain programs which let you do say left arrow or right arrow to quickly scroll through the images. Well ...
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Notepad-like app with no ability to save

Is there a notepad-like app with no toolbars, menus or an ability to save? We have this special requirement for this kind of tool. I saw an app fitting this exact description a couple of years back ...
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Collaborative text editor for integration into existing website

I'm looking for a collaborative editor for integrating into an existing website. The editor needs to have: version tracking, so as to see changes committed by each user to a doc Instant messaging ...
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Text editor that can save in Unix format and add line break after last line

Notepad++ has a setting for line endings so you can get \n instead of \r\n, but it still has the annoying behavior of omitting the terminator at the end of the last line. This makes it hard for me to ...
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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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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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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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Markup compatible notepad

I'm looking for a notepad / text-organizer. Maybe something similar to KeepNote. It must support markup style formatting. If it supports basic HTML, that's a bonus. Preferably Linux-compatible, but ...
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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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Java code editor & compiler on iOS iPad

I'm looking for a code editor (compatible with iOS on an iPad) that has the following features: Java code editor Java code compiler Java code is shown neatly (syntax highlighting would be an added ...
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Text mark-up for .csv output

I have a lengthy text file containing words that are candidates for column headings and content for those columns ... Is there a tool that will let me mark a candidate word as "column heading" and ...
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Note-Taking App: expand/collapse paragraphs/subparagraphs for outlining notes (Android)

I'm looking for a note-taking application that has a feature to expand/collapse paragraphs/sub-paragraphs via indentation. This helps a lot for outlining and making the structure of my notes more ...
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Chrome OS text editor with autosave

I want an text editor app like this: Runs in its own window. Works on Chromebook. Works with files. Autosaves. Has a full-page interface mode. Has themes or at least has a dark-colored theme. Gratis. ...
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Text editor saving automatically unnamed buffers

Is there any free (as in beer and as in freedom) text editor that saves everything I write into it without even needing to name the file? That said, opening it again shows me the text I left.
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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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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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Windows text editor with cells

Is there text editor which treats letters and unoccupied space as cells and allows to copy any rectangular area to any place? Somewhat like Excel, but with one cell for letter.
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Code editor, or editor plugin, that can highlight and prettify wikitext

The source code for templates in Wikipedia, Wiktionary, and all MediaWiki is usually written in a congealed lump like this: <includeonly>{{#if:{{{2|}}}|[[{{{1}}}#{{{2}}}]]|[[{{{1}}}]]}} - [http:...
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Write an article/web-document with mathematical formulas; Android/Windows

As I travel I sometimes like to jot down notes that maybe, one day will become an article or even a book. At least I can have that as a goal :) I wish to write simple body text, include images and ...
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Software to replace multiple text strings in multiple files

I'm looking for Windows software which can replace multiple text strings, in multiple files, at the same time. I have some words which I want to replace in 1000's of text files. For example, I want ...
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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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IDE that tracks changes in the scrollbar

I use Visual Studio 2013 for developing in C# and I like the change tracking in the scrollbar and on the left side. Color Indicator for Code Changes in Visual Studio 2010 I want to use this ...
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An open-source cross between an IDE and a text-editor?

I'm a software engineer with a little development company. I just recently moved my company into the open-source movement. All of our non-client code is open-source, we run all of our servers and ...
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LaTeX editor that can insert images automatically

I'm pretty fluent in the LaTeX typesetting language, and often use it to make quick notes on things I'm thinking about, for future reference. I have this process pretty streamlined by now, but I hit a ...