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View Poll Results: Text Editor of the Year
Atom 10 2.95%
elvis 3 0.88%
Emacs 30 8.85%
Geany 23 6.78%
gedit 22 6.49%
jEdit 1 0.29%
joe 5 1.47%
Kate 32 9.44%
KKEdit 1 0.29%
KWrite 8 2.36%
leafpad 15 4.42%
medit 1 0.29%
Midnight Commander Editor 5 1.47%
Mousepad 4 1.18%
nano 36 10.62%
Nedit 0 0%
Neovim 3 0.88%
pico 2 0.59%
pluma 7 2.06%
Scite 3 0.88%
Sublime Text 12 3.54%
vi 12 3.54%
vim 96 28.32%
xed 8 2.36%
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Old 01-03-2018, 12:10 PM   #1
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Text Editor of the Year


Always an interesting poll.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-03-2018, 12:36 PM   #2
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VIM - so many useful tweaks.
 
Old 01-03-2018, 02:16 PM   #3
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gedit, a rather sentimental pick for me, it was the first one I remember using way back when, still use it when I can, just because.
 
Old 01-03-2018, 05:05 PM   #4
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geany and nano
 
Old 01-03-2018, 07:13 PM   #5
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vim on the desktop and vi on the NAS
 
Old 01-04-2018, 06:42 AM   #6
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ed is still missing

So I'll have to go with Emacs.
 
Old 01-04-2018, 06:46 AM   #7
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KKEdit but then I'm biased
 
Old 01-04-2018, 04:04 PM   #8
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Leafpad
 
Old 01-04-2018, 05:00 PM   #9
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I voted for Geany which is useful for doing HTML pages, .desktop pages, and for editing the Openbox rc.xml . I sometimes use Leafpad for small text pages and Vi to edit pages in a terminal.
 
Old 01-04-2018, 09:55 PM   #10
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geany voted
nano caused me once recently an unbootable box. It has issues with copy and paste in X with mate-terminal?
 
Old 01-04-2018, 10:53 PM   #11
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Geany is hard the beat for speed and capabilities, my 2nd choice is Vim, the Cli version of course a full feature text editor even on a barebones, no X system.
 
Old 01-05-2018, 12:03 AM   #12
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Question Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code would be another option in this poll.
https://code.visualstudio.com/
Like Atom editor , more responsive.

( Later I see it is included in IDE poll section. )

Last edited by rgucluer; 01-05-2018 at 12:21 AM. Reason: I saw it in IDE poll section
 
Old 01-05-2018, 02:02 AM   #13
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Vim / Neovim

Been using vi since 1986, started using vim with Linux late 1993 and am happy with both vim and (sometimes) gvim. But I will certainly give neovim a try
 
Old 01-05-2018, 02:12 AM   #14
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VIM. Used many years. Does the job.
 
Old 01-05-2018, 08:27 AM   #15
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Elvis. I sometimes use gvim, but then immediately see why I love elvis. If elvis is not available, I'd go for gvim. Next up are plain good ol' vi then ex.
I hate the unintuitiveness of emacs
 
  


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