OT: Text editors (was Re: Search and replace text in XML file?)

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sat Jul 28 17:51:48 CEST 2012


On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 6:29 PM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> I highly recommend the use of notepad++.  If anyone knows of a better text
> editor for Windows please let me know :)

My current preference is SciTE, available on Linux and Windows both.
It's configured using Lua, has lexers (and thus syntax highlighters
and auto-indenters) for a huge list of languages (including Python, or
I wouldn't mention it), and isn't RAM-hungry. It's not bug-free (but
what isn't), and has a few limitations (eg it only really supports
UTF-8), but I've found it excellent as both text editor and
pseudo-IDE.

ChrisA



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