best text editor for programming Python on a Mac
cspears2002 at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 17 19:52:22 EDT 2016
I have been trying to write a simple Hello World script on my Mac at work with TextEdit. However, I keep getting this error message:
SyntaxError: Non-ASCII character '\xe2' in hello_world.py on line 1, but no encoding declared; see http://python.org/dev/peps/pep-0263/ for details
I am using TextEdit in plain text mode. The document was saved in UTF-8, and I still get the error message. I tried switching to Western ASCII encoding, but once I start typing, I get a message stating that the document can no longer be saved using its original Western (ASCII) encoding.
Any suggestions for a good open source text editor for the Mac out there? For now, I am going to stick with vim.
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