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View Poll Results: Editor of the Year
vi/vim 588 37.96%
emacs/xemacs 134 8.65%
jEdit 28 1.81%
nano 150 9.68%
pico 49 3.16%
Kate 348 22.47%
gedit 122 7.88%
Nedit 32 2.07%
joe 30 1.94%
Scite 19 1.23%
Midnight Commander Editor 49 3.16%
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Old 02-03-2006, 10:07 AM   #76
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KWrite is good though, it uses syntax highlighting and everything, I do any scripting, programming, developing there.
Old 02-03-2006, 11:50 AM   #77
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Voted for nano. Next would be vi which is probably better, but for now I prefer the easy choice
Old 02-04-2006, 09:04 AM   #78
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EMACS: Eight (hundred) Megabytes And Constantly Swapping
Old 02-05-2006, 05:23 AM   #79
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I like mcedit most!
Old 02-05-2006, 12:05 PM   #80
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ee for CLI
Gedit for GUI
Old 02-05-2006, 04:05 PM   #81
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There is no text editor but vi, and kate is more than a text editor.
Old 02-05-2006, 04:46 PM   #82
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Haven't seen my faithful workhorse mentioned yet, so here is a vote for joe
Old 02-05-2006, 05:06 PM   #83
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emacs: that is until the vi cops show up.
Old 02-05-2006, 06:44 PM   #84
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good that vi is at the top of the list - so we don't have to bother reading all the others....
Old 02-06-2006, 01:26 AM   #85
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Emacs, with the CTRL key bound, as someone said. But vi is still easier for quick editing.
Old 02-06-2006, 09:53 AM   #86
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KWrite people: Kate is basically the same app with just a different frontend, so maybe you could vote for it as a substitute...
Old 02-06-2006, 02:15 PM   #87
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For me it is VIM for console, gedit for GNOME.
Old 02-07-2006, 07:30 AM   #88
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Hey just like Eclipse, this guy too works similarly on WiN and Linux.GR8
Old 02-07-2006, 11:19 AM   #89
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da good ol vi wat else ?
Old 02-07-2006, 11:37 AM   #90
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Originally Posted by krindik
da good ol vi wat else ?
Does vi make you use a spell-checker?



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