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Old 04-23-2006, 03:39 PM   #1
Robhogg
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Talking Kate, I love you!


Is anyone else here in love with Kate? (the KDE Advanced Text editor, that is).

Almost every time I use it, I notice something else to appreciate. It's supremely functional. In many ways I feel it outshines much more complex pieces of software. It is very straightforward to use as a text editor, and as a programming tool it approaches the effectiveness of an IDE, while not bringing any of the frustrations I experienced when using Microsoft Visual Studio.

Recently, I've been getting irritated by OpenOffice not allowing me to change the default paper size for printing from US Letter to A4. Kate provides a handy "Save" button on the print dialogue to achieve this. It also offers options not available in most programs, such as printing 2 or 4 pages per sheet of paper.

The epitome of Linux software?

I'd like to send thanks to:
  • Christoph Cullmann
  • Anders Lund
  • Joseph Wenninger
  • Phlip
  • Micheal Bartl

(the Kate deveopers)

Rob
 
Old 04-23-2006, 05:31 PM   #2
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I'd second that. It's my first-choice text editor.
 
Old 04-23-2006, 05:48 PM   #3
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Ditto for me too.

At first glance I thought this thread was going to turn out to be an "LQ Personals" ad, heh
 
Old 04-23-2006, 06:17 PM   #4
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Same here - Kate is Great!!
 
Old 04-23-2006, 06:48 PM   #5
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Chiming in with a yeah
 
Old 04-23-2006, 07:17 PM   #6
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It's got to be Emacs, I'm afraid. My Ctrl key is positively shiney!

That said, Kate would be my next choice for coding if Emacs wasn't available.

Dave
 
Old 04-23-2006, 09:35 PM   #7
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Vim all the way!!!!

but that being said, I asked a kate to prom.....
 
Old 04-23-2006, 10:20 PM   #8
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emacs trumps kate imho. but kate is good stuff.
 
Old 04-23-2006, 10:44 PM   #9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ha1f
emacs trumps kate imho. but kate is good stuff.
I'll second that. But I use kate a lot as well, and I like both.
 
Old 04-23-2006, 11:04 PM   #10
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I LOVE KATE as well. I used to spend a lot of time with EMACS but now I use KATE when I am running KDE and VIM on the command line. I like KATEs integration with KDE and the fact that its easy to configure it the way I want.
 
Old 04-24-2006, 09:29 AM   #11
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Joe

I kinda like Joe.
 
Old 04-24-2006, 01:12 PM   #12
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seeing this, i thought... "great... one more about tomkat's kitten"
As far as editors go... vi, it's like an old pair of jeans, comfy in all the right places.
 
Old 04-24-2006, 02:43 PM   #13
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Kate is great...

It would have been greater if it had a girl named Kate pictures'
 
Old 04-27-2006, 06:20 PM   #14
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It would have been greater if it had a girl named Kate pictures'
Just for you, then: Kate

Last edited by Robhogg; 04-27-2006 at 06:24 PM.
 
Old 04-27-2006, 07:20 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Robhogg
Just for you, then: Kate
Not quite what I expected...
 
  


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