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

Alister alister.ware at ntlworld.com
Sat Jul 28 19:17:36 CEST 2012

On Sun, 29 Jul 2012 01:51:48 +1000, Chris Angelico wrote:

> 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

I like Geany at present, although i have not tried too many others

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