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View Poll Results: Text Editor of the Year
Acme 0 0%
Atom 8 2.66%
elvis 3 1.00%
Emacs 31 10.30%
Geany 24 7.97%
gedit 17 5.65%
jEdit 1 0.33%
joe 2 0.66%
Kate 33 10.96%
KKEdit 1 0.33%
KWrite 8 2.66%
leafpad 12 3.99%
medit 1 0.33%
Midnight Commander Editor 4 1.33%
Mousepad 0 0%
nano 32 10.63%
Neovim 3 1.00%
pico 4 1.33%
pluma 6 1.99%
sam 1 0.33%
Scite 2 0.66%
Sublime Text 5 1.66%
TECO 0 0%
vi 18 5.98%
vim 75 24.92%
xed 8 2.66%
Notepadqq 2 0.66%
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Old 01-09-2019, 09:41 PM   #16
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Vim. In the GUI, Kate. Though Terminator is kind of neat.
 
Old 01-10-2019, 12:25 AM   #17
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edit: It is a hard choice though. There's still Acme and TECO...
Still no multiple choices this year.
Yes, multiple choices would not affect the results but let us vote the way we want. What is the fear a tie?

Last edited by jamison20000e; 01-10-2019 at 12:29 AM.
 
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Old 01-10-2019, 01:14 AM   #18
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Medit. Simple, fast does the job when I need a quick and dirty edit of something where pico just won't do, and it's not worth the effort of firing up Netbeans.
i found medit to lag in certain situations, have you noticed that also?
i use geany always, and i think it's very similar to medit. have you compared?
 
Old 01-10-2019, 03:54 AM   #19
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Kate has this peculiar KDE flexibility ...
 
Old 01-10-2019, 04:01 AM   #20
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Medit. Simple, fast does the job when I need a quick and dirty edit of something where pico just won't do, and it's not worth the effort of firing up Netbeans.
I like Medit but don't use it as it's got no spellcheck AFAIK.
 
Old 01-10-2019, 07:20 AM   #21
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Old 01-10-2019, 07:31 AM   #22
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I'm waiting for someone to design an editor called
Code:
edit
 
Old 01-10-2019, 07:38 AM   #23
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I'm waiting for someone to design an editor called
Code:
edit
Yeah they did, it's called the MS-DOS editor

I remember using that back in the day...
 
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Old 01-10-2019, 08:15 AM   #24
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Yeah they did, it's called the MS-DOS editor

I remember using that back in the day...
I remember it too. It was a TUI editor, quite nice to use (especially compared with edlin!)
 
Old 01-10-2019, 08:23 AM   #25
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Emacs is really advanced and I love it, although to be honest it takes some time to get used to
 
Old 01-10-2019, 10:37 AM   #26
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Voted Leafpad.
 
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Old 01-10-2019, 10:58 AM   #27
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Voted Leafpad.
I always install Leafpad as a secondary GUI text editor on all of my computers.
 
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Old 01-10-2019, 12:44 PM   #28
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Notepadqq?

Where's Notepadqq? C'mon now!
 
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Old 01-10-2019, 01:13 PM   #29
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Where's Notepadqq? C'mon now!
Added.

--jeremy
 
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Old 01-10-2019, 02:46 PM   #30
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Leafpad

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Leafpad, it's all I've ever used.
Same here!
 
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