Editor Ergonomics [was: Important features for editors]

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sat Jul 6 16:23:12 CEST 2013


On Sun, Jul 7, 2013 at 12:10 AM, Skip Montanaro <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
> If you stop to
> think about it, all text editors probably present similar issues for
> their users.  They all involve:
>
> * a lot of typing,
> * use of modifier keys (ctrl, alt, command, etc)
> * movement between the mouse and the keyboard

Well, not all involve the mouse. Editors designed to be used over SSH
often don't. But yes, editing text files will tend to involve a lot of
typing. That's kinda the point of it :)

ChrisA



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