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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.
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.