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cannot compare pdf files

I have two pdf files under version control. When I use textwrangler to compare the difference I see jibberish fonts. I have attached the figure below: Please suggest what can be done to solve this. ...
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BBEdit Code Completion and other features found in Textmate

Sometime back in the early 2000s I switched from BBEdit to TextMate, but now it seems TextMate gets to be long in the tooth while the good folks at BareBones are still at it. The most convenient ...
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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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Running script from BBEdit/TextWrangler gives “tput: No value for $TERM and no -T specified”

If I write a script in BBEdit/TextWrangler, e.g. #!/usr/bin/env python print 1234 and choose "Run" from the #! menu, I get this in a new document: 1234 tput: No value for $TERM and no -T specified ...
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Downloading HTML Entities guide on TextWrangler for Mac

TextWrangler for Mac does not have an HTML Entities palette built in to easily put special characters and symbols into your code. Is there a way to download one and integrate it into the program?
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error code 4960 when saving a .plist

I'm trying to create a .plist file in textwrangler, something I've never done before. I'm using these instructions which tells me to: Save code as com.rTask.plist file under path ~/Library/...
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How to remove right side space in TextWrangler?

In TextWrangler, I have a lot of white area in the editor that goes right well past 100 characters. Then it continues into this gray area. That creates a huge horizontal scroll bar. I really only ...
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Can't use Split View with TextWrangler

I just updated TextWrangler to the latest version (5.5.1 (3944)) but Split View does not work. As I see they promote a new editor - BBEdit, so I guess they don't care about this one? Or is it possible ...
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Sending commands from TextWrangler to the terminal

I want to send commands from TextWrangler to the terminal. Even if I found this, I don't understand how that works since I'm brand new to Unix and running Applescripts. tell application "...
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What’s the Java Shebang for OS X?

I just started using TextWrangler in place of Eclipse for writing Java programs. I found a script for testing Java programs in Terminal, but I’d like to handle everything right through TextWrangler. ...
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TextWrangler running Python 2.7 after I removed it from my Mac

I have removed Python 2.7 from my machine, using instructions provided here: How to uninstall Python 2.7 on a Mac OS X 10.6.4? (Using the top voted/accepted answer's instructions) However, when I run ...
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Mac App Store apps damaged? [duplicate]

Overnight, TextWrangler crashed with a message "TextWrangler" is damaged and can't be opened. I deleted "TextWrangler" and download it again from the App Store. I couldn't update from the Mac App ...
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How do I open a file in textwrangler?

I'm learning how to code in Python using TextWrangler as my text editor (using OS X), and I've been unable to open any files. Here's how I want to open the files: file = open("genomic_dna.txt") ...
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How to stop TextWrangler changing the text file icon?

I use a several text editors, but every time I save with TextWrangler it changes the file's icon in Finder to a TextWrangler icon with the following extended attributes; com.apple.FinderInfo com....
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Different file kinds for same kind(/type) of files

I am seeing this weird thing on Mac (OSX). I have a PHP project where the file kind of certain PHP is listed as PHP where as other listed as TextWrangler text document; although all PHP files are ...
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TextWrangler always comes to front when switching monitors

I have a late 2012 mac mini running OSX 10.9.3 and I'm curious if there is a setting that needs to be changed or if this is some sort of bug. I'm working with two monitors; one plugged into HDMI and ...
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Textwrangler Open File in New Tab

I just become a Mac user and I've been looking for a decent free code editor, thus I found Textwrangler. However, I like it a lot, I only have one problem with it. How does one open a new file in a ...
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How to open files at last position in Textwrangler?

I am using Textwrangler (Version 4.5.3) to edit a set of files and I switch between them very often. Instead of opening all files separately I selected the whole folder containing them and opened ...
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TextMate/TextWrangler Document Reverts

This happens to me when I'm editing a document (usually a Javascript script) in TextMate (1 and 2) and TextWrangler. I have this document open in another app, and in certain occasions, the document ...
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Code completion in TextWrangler

I've been looking for it, but I can't seem a way to enable it. Is there a way to enable code completion in TextWrangler? I need it for C/C++.
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Does TextWrangler 4 break BBAutoComplete 1.5.3?

I just installed TextWrangler 4, and now when I try to use BBAutoComplete version 1.5.3, I get the error message seen below. Is there a workaround to make BBAutoComplete work with TextWrangler 4?
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What is a good, inexpensive HTML editor with FTP support?

I just finished the two-week trial of Coda, and I really like it. The only issue is, I am a student, and the $99 license fee is a bit over my budget. I do a lot of work on live sites, and an IDE with ...
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Changing default app to open a certain extension, but keeping the previous icon?

I use TextWrangler to open code files, such as .php, .ccs, .js, etc. But it assigns the same icon to every file. How can I get the original icons back to each extension while TextWrangler is still ...