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Old 04-02-2005, 06:45 PM   #1
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How do you edit your text?

This is a personal not a technical question
What is your favorite text editor?

Mine personally is joe, or if I need to make a quick one or two line text file i use cat

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Old 04-02-2005, 07:47 PM   #2
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Ditto on cat for one line edits.
For plain text file editing I find myself using nano about 90% of the time, the other 10% being mcedit if I have mc running.
For code editing I use emacs, because I'm an old, stubborn idiot who won't switch to scite or kate
Old 04-02-2005, 08:37 PM   #3
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gedit for for code and vi for system stuff

mainly because I'm not all that good at emacs... and i use vi becuse it is the 1st one that i learned
Old 04-02-2005, 08:56 PM   #4
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Old 04-03-2005, 05:53 AM   #5
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nano! everythime.
OOWriter for more "fancy" stuff though
Old 04-03-2005, 01:37 PM   #6
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I like vi for text editing. Pico for quick edits. For coding though, I use KWrite.
Old 04-03-2005, 05:26 PM   #7
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I use pico for quick edits and xemacs for serious coding (I have to admit I love the tabbed viewing of the source code files)
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On the CLI it's nano or mcedit , in X it's Tea.
Old 04-04-2005, 08:29 AM   #9
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for editing configuration files, or on the old command line I use either joe or pico. In X and for programming I use emacs

EDIT: PS, whats text editors got to do with water coolers

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