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Old 08-22-2003, 06:10 PM   #1
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Can anyone recommend a good text editor?

Pref one with syntax highliting etc - I like Textpad for Windows and was wondering if theres anything similar for Linux?

I tried emacs, but the configuration is too difficult - I can't get tabs the right size or auto indent to work properly.
Old 08-22-2003, 06:13 PM   #2
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Hi MadCactus!!

Try looking in here:

and here:

Hope that helps. Good luck!
Old 08-22-2003, 06:18 PM   #3
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For KDE try Kate
Don't know about Gnome.

Or try an IDE KDevelop or Anjuta
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Old 08-22-2003, 07:04 PM   #6
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terminal nano or mcedit
Gnome emacs or gEdit

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Vi-enhanced all the way =)
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vim or gvim.

cooledit is also very nice.
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I second Kate. I love it to pieces, almost don't miss 1st page (my old editor)

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Cool - I didn't know Kate did all that! Some gal...

I tried nedit but its broken for my system - seg fault when I tried to save... pity cos it looked quite good.
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Beaver (Beaver is an Early AdVanced EditoR).
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gedit's solid


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