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Questions tagged [text-editor]

A software program that provides tools for writing computer programming code, as opposed to the word processor, which is designed to facilitate writing prose and displaying typography.

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A file viewer like in Total Commander / Krusader

I use DoubleCommander, which is a decent 2-panel file manager. What I am missing is a viewer for the use case of peeking at a text file, especially logs: quick to load handles large text files (GBs) ...
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WebStorm IDE: How do I put the caret/cursor at the end of every line in a selection?

In Sublime Text, there's a feature that you can select a block of text and hit Command + Shift + L and it places a cursor at the end of each of those lines. I am looking for something similar in ...
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Can I make a cell separated diagonally in a table

I'm using Pages for a document where I need to have a table that has both rows and column headings. (I have no idea how such tables are called.) This is what I have now: The following screenshot ...
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Mac OS X Word 2016 (version 15.24…) Changing Comments' Font Size

The problem is how to make the font size of the MS Word 2016 Comments bigger. There seem to be three obvious paths to a simple Comments font size change. However, when each method is attempted the ...
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Is there a PGP/GPG Plugin for TextWrangler?

Is there a PGP/GPG plugin for TextWrangler? If so, what is it called and how do I go about downloading and installing it?
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How to set the default editor for a Makefile?

I want to set the default text editor for Makefiles to something like Atom or Sublime Text to make them easier to open, and so that when I edit remote Makefiles through CyberDuck they will open in one ...
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Xcode 5 syntax coloring file type recognition of .css

At the moment I am developing a website and I need to edit lots files of the types .html, .js, .css and .pl. My preferred text-editor is Xcode (now in Version 5.1.1) running on an iMac (OS X 10.9.3). ...
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Tab Stops in Text Editor & Default Word Wrapping

I have noticed in several applications that there appears to be some sort of implicit line width which causes text to wrap. For example, suppose I type in the following: ...
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Add an App to every “Open With” Menu?

Is there any way I can make it so one specific app always shows up in the "Open With" menu, in addition to all of the default options? I want to be able to right-click on a file, and in addition to ...
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Indentation in index in Pages document

In my Pages document, I have a passage in my abbreviations list that looks as shown below: I'm not satisfied with the display of the first item, because on the second line the word inscriptions ...
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Integrate structured editor with Devonthink

I am trying to use Devonthink for more use cases than I did before. What is holding me back from making it my general note-taking tool is the editor situation, and I wonder if it can be improved. ...
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IPhone app that allows search for string inside .js,.html files?

Is there any app that allows me search for string inside huge list of .js,.html,.php files without opening individual files?I have tried an app called Documents to no avail. (Just like Search for ...
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The Open With: application settings In Finder's Get Info sheet for a file type won't stay set

When I set "Open with:" from Finder's Get Info sheet for a file and click "Change All...", it will open in the designated app if I immediately open the file, but the application set for "Open with:" ...
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Virtualenvwrapper, can I get rid of it from Terminal and my Sublime Text?

I have an MBP latest OS running, I tried to follow a guide to install VirtualEnvWrapper a few weeks ago, not too sure why. But I keep getting this error when opening terminal and its quite annoying, ...
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Text selection in terminal without mouse - moving cursor using arrow keys

I recently moved from a well-configured Ubuntu to Mac. I used Emacs for many years but I am too lazy to re-install it (and re-configure it). One of the useful features in Emacs shell is that you can ...
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How can the gutter in TextMate 2 be disabled?

Is there a means to disable the gutter in TextMate 2 on OS X? This was apparently possible in previous versions of TextMate. TextMate version 2.0-beta.8 OS X Yosemite 10.10.5
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Window-shadow causes weird bugs in Google Chrome

I'm coding a website, just with a text editor and my browser. I use Sublime Text 3 and Google Chrome. When I hover my text editor over my browser, the background color of my site gets a bit darker in ...
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Text-based apps not working suddenly

I have several text editors that I use on my 10.9 machine, including TextEdit and Smultron. I also have other programs that can edit text, like Safari and Xcode. In the last couple of days, all the ...
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How do I disable native OS X scrollbar in Sublime Text?

The native OS X scrollbar obviously completely defeats the purpose of Sublime Text 3's Minimap (which is a scrollbar by itself). So I want to disable OS X scrollbars …!! "overlay_scroll_bars": "...
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Chocolat: How to see Build or Run output for C/C++/ObjC?

My Setup: Chocolat v1.2 OS X 10.7.4 I'm using Chocolat to write C/C++/ObjC code. I have saved the file I am working on with the appropriate file extension (e.g. .c, .m, etc) such that Chocolat ...
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How to highlight variable names in TextWrangler in Unix Shell Script Syntax Highlighting

In TextWrangler I cannot find a way to have variable names in bash highlighted. I.e. I want to highlight all words in a different colour that start with $. In my Preferences I have selected to use a ...
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Text selection shortcuts for Finder different in macOS 10.14 Mojave

To test/reproduce: Open a Finder window with multiple tabs and highlight an item (file/folder). Then press return to begin editing the name of the item. On previous versions of macOS, the following ...