Questions tagged [text-editors]

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

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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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A text editor similar to Dreamweaver CS4

I am struggling to find a text editor that matches the features of Dreamweaver CS4, especially the brilliant FTP file tree it uses. Can anyone recommend an editor or packages that will do: Code ...
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A Linux editor to publish to Wordpress.com and Medium.com?

I am looking for an Linux editor that can export (publish) writing content to Wordpress.com and Medium.com. Requirements: Offline access Export to a blog hosted on Wordpress.com Export to a user ...
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Linux Markdown editor with Pandoc export support?

I am looking for Linux Markdown editors that provide support to export content to various formats using Pandoc. Requirements: Provide Ubuntu deb package Free and open-source Support for the basic ...
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Web development code editor for Mac

I'm looking for a code editor for Mac. Free or purchased, doesn't matter. The requirements are: Instant autocomplete/autosuggest for HTML, CSS, JS, PHP (i.e. suggestions displayed immediately after ...
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Online text editor like one used in StackExchange

I am looking for an online text editor to integrate into my website. The Editor should be same as used in StackExchange sites while editing posts, Is the text editor in StackExchange sites open ...
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Source code editor for Windows that lets me set a font for each Unicode script

I work with source code and exotic world languages. I want to edit my source code in a monospace font. But I also want to be able to include arbitrary Unicode text in rare scripts that might only ...
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Looking for a simple editor that can display diffs of previously saved versions [closed]

Editors like Eclipse and Netbeans can display the previous versions of a file, ie the file contents when saved at some time, during a session and from previous sessions as well. I am looking for ...
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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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Linux Markdown editor that supports inline images, pandoc syntax and vim-keybindings?

I am looking for for a Markdown editor that can display inline images, is largely compatible with pandoc syntax, supports most common vim-keybindings, and runs on Linux. I am currently using gvim ...
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User friendly text editor for writing a 50-page paper/thesis

I am looking for a user-friendly editor that will be able to deal with a longer document, including pictures and reference management. Microsoft Word 2013 seems to not be able to handle this task ...
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Text editor in which you can drag and drop text between tabs

I have a large text file that contains thousands of paragraphs that need to be manually sorted into different files. Just about every notepad program will let me cut and paste paragraphs into ...
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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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Windows text editor for editing files hosted on remote linux server

I am using a Windows-7 PC and I have to edit and save files which are stored on a Linux server which I usually access using PUTTY and edit them using Vi editor. Vi editor is hard to use for me (as I ...
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Tool for javascript code analysis that executes code in real-time

I've used it before, but I forgot the name. Its purpose is to provide very effective code completion. This tool works by executing the file you are currently editing and reads fields of all the ...
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Looking for a software that does edit suggestions and discussions per line

I run a team of translators, where we work on text files (similar to txt). After the translation and editing work is done, each team member looks for mistakes and suggests fixes. The Editor can ...
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Tool or Notepad++ plugin remembering a set of Search & Replace

I often have to perform the same search & replace operations with regular expressions. Today I do that in Notepad++, which works very well, except for the following case: Notepad++ remembers ...
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Text editor with word suggestion

I am heading a team of 15 data entry operators and we need to type a lot of pages everyday. I am looking for a Windows based software that can offer us suggestions based on the first few letters of ...
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Word-compatible (DOCX) software able to open references

I'm trying to find an alternative to Microsoft Word software, able to open and save directly docx files. I already know that the common choice is OpenOffice/LibreOffice writer, but I'm not very ...
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Ultra-lightweight editor (like Python's IDLE) for C

One thing I don't like about C is how so many IDEs put things between me and my code. They force me to make solutions when all I want is a simple .c file, and they have cluttered displays when all I ...
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Markdown editor with preview supporting footnotes

I have a team of several people writing, translating, and editing whole books in Markdown format. The biggest issue I've run into so far is that none of the editors I've tried people on support ...
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Best viewer for large text files (> 10GB) [duplicate]

I'm looking for a text file viewer (ideally an editor too) that will do the following (ordered from most to least important): Load the file quickly (10 seconds for a 10 GB file off an SSD) Once the ...
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Maintaining both commented and minified source files

Is there a NotePad++ plugin that will maintain two versions of a file at once? I want to maintain a commented css or js file and an uncommented version. The plugin should save two versions both with ...
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Editor for Django, Angular and Ionic?

I'm working with the frameworks Django, Angular and Ionic. I am developing a simple data driven web application and mobile app. I started by using PyCharm for Django and that was OK. But when I ...
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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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Software for managing blog on Blogger

I need an application for managing my blog on Blogger. Ideally the software should have the following features/characteristics: Supports Blogger platform. Text editor that supports Markdown and ...
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Is there software to group similar parts of a text file while keeping the original location associated?

This probably doesn't exist, but maybe? When dealing with a corpus of text, sometimes it is useful to organize its parts manually or automatically by topics. These could then be visually grouped ...
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XML Editor that supports Relax NG

I need an XML editor primarily for Windows, but OSX and X11 support would also be useful. It needs to support Relax NG validation. It should support auto complete of elements and attributes in a ...
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Android RTF editor

For many years I have used WordPad to make notes about almost everything, and now have hundreds of RTF files on my PC. I can access these (via cloud backup) with a tablet but cannot view/edit these ...
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Free aternative to Titanpad.com that supports programming languages

For those who don't know what Titanpad.com is, check it out. TitanPad is a nice, real time, online document editing and collaboration tool that helps you quickly collaborate on text documents with ...
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What text editors let you view and edit multiple files in a single long page (similar to Scrivener's Scrivenings mode)?

What text editors allow you to view and edit multiple files as though they were a single long page? So, instead of having to switch to a different tab or window to edit a different file, you can just ...
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Explorer plugin to view/edit files inline

I'm looking for a Windows explorer plugin that will enable me to view and edit text files inline (or in a small dialog) without the need to open it in an application first. I edit a load of ....
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SDI text editor similar to Notepad, but less buggy

SDI = Single Document Interface. I'm using Notepad++ and I'm pretty happy with it, but it doesn't let me choose to view certain files in a separate window (separate from my main NP++ window which ...
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Edit XML like a sheet from Excel

I wanted to make a sheet in Excel and convert it to XML but it doesn't accept nested lists. So, I want to know if there's some software (for Linux or Windows) that shows only the information formatted ...
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Need textbox xmlview component for c#

I need a textbox component that change the color of xml values for better reading. something like in : codebeauty xml validator is there any free component for use? just want to show and edit xml. ...
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Tabbed (Tab-bar-ed) txt file editor osx

I have a bunch of tabbed (for columns) txt files that I made in TextEdit. TextEdit is a very simple application though and can't really do a whole lot. I want to be able to manipulate my columns: ...
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Linux text editor w/ text formatting & image support

A great example of what I'm looking for is Evernote. Its text editor supports text formatting and allows you to insert images in-line. I've tried LibreOffice, but it's rather bloated and complicated ...
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Dead links in Onenote [closed]

In Onenote, I can create links to pages or paragraphs. But when I delete target, link will be dead. Is there a way to warn me before deleting target? Or is there a way to see the map of links and ...
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Looking for super simple tree editor that is collapsable for planning large structures

I make large structures from scratch in Structured Text (the IEC programming language for PLCs). The editor I use either has supper annoying table mode or text mode. Example: TYPE ...
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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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Notepad++ plugin for Prolog support?

My current favorite thing to program in is Notepad++, but the default version does not support Prolog, which I am now learning in one of my classes. Is there a plugin for that? Alternatively, can you ...
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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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Free software to create wedding announcements

I have the job of designing an example announcement for my wedding. I have an ideas in mind, it should be very difficult. I need to know what types of programs, or even specifics open source/free ...
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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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Tabbed text editor that autosaves even new files

I often start new text files to paste something or write an idea or phone number. At any time, if my computer were to crash, I want all text to be safe, even text that I had just entered in a new (yet ...
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text editor with custom zoom feature

I am currently using Notepad++. Unfortunately it doesn't have a feature to set custom zoom. Here is why I need this feature. Is there any other free text editor that supports this feature?
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Simplest and ad-free Android Notepad App

All the Android Notepad Apps I found on the google play boast their rich feature selection, but I'm just looking for an Android Notepad App that has the simplest features, just like the simple Notepad ...
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Free FTPS client for mac

I am trying to design my first website, and I was wondering if there was a free FTPs-compatable text editor out there for me to use. My requirements are: must be free must be compatible with OS X ...
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Text Editor to view AndroidManifest.xml on GNU/Linux

Edit: The AndroidManifest.xml file in an APK package is not classic XML (text) but binary XML. This claim is backed by these sources: Infosec, Androguard and output of file -i: AndroidManifest.xml: ...
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Python library to embed a text editor in an application

I have an existing application in C++ and Python that can take Python scripts as input to execute some tasks. I want to let users create or edit these scripts directly in the application. I am ...