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Free Text Editors

Post by Rm Sppej Es » Tue Sep 16, 2008 12:40 am

Hi, I currently use Note Tab Lite.

I had been advised a while back that Crimson Editor was best because it saves without BOM, which is neccessary for writing php files.

However, I don't like Crimson too much, for various personal reasons. :)

I was wondering if anyone knows of any alternative free text editors, that will save without BOM?

Many thanks.

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Re: Free Text Editors

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Post by Pond Life » Tue Sep 16, 2008 6:20 pm

I use Note Tab Light and haven't had any problems with php files.

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Re: Free Text Editors

Post by Ricky_Racer » Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:00 am

Probably the best FREE !!! Text editor ever.
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Post by god0fgod » Wed Sep 17, 2008 10:24 pm

I use this program called Geany. Aparently it's available for many operating systems.

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Post by Josso » Thu Sep 18, 2008 12:56 pm

DavidIQ wrote:Notepad ++
Seconded.

An essential download right there...

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Post by DavidIQ » Thu Sep 18, 2008 1:04 pm

Josso wrote:
DavidIQ wrote:Notepad ++
Seconded.

An essential download right there...
I especially like the fact that it integrates into Internet Explorer's view source function and the right-click - Edit with Notepad++ is also pretty handy when you don't want your PHP files or HTML files to open up with the default program. Also color codes.

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Post by rxu » Thu Sep 18, 2008 1:26 pm

Notepad++ :)

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Post by TheIlluminative » Thu Sep 18, 2008 2:42 pm

Notepad++

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Post by KeithR » Thu Sep 18, 2008 3:12 pm

Notepad++

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Post by A_O_C » Thu Sep 18, 2008 5:07 pm

i too use notepad++, its just the best. :D

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Post by ToonArmy » Thu Sep 18, 2008 6:34 pm

gedit for desktop, nano or vim when editing on remote servers. :geek:
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Post by ihermit » Thu Sep 18, 2008 7:24 pm

Josso wrote:
DavidIQ wrote:Notepad ++
Seconded.

An essential download right there...
Agreed.

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Re: Free Text Editors

Post by dsavi » Thu Sep 18, 2008 8:46 pm

I hope nobody kills me when I say that I don't like notepad++, it uses Comic Sans Ms as one of the fonts and I can't be bothered to compile it from source, let alone change that part of the code.

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Re: Free Text Editors

Post by DavidIQ » Thu Sep 18, 2008 9:07 pm

dsavi wrote:I hope nobody kills me when I say that I don't like notepad++, it uses Comic Sans Ms as one of the fonts and I can't be bothered to compile it from source, let alone change that part of the code.
Settings -> Style Configurator -> php -> COMMENT and COMMENTLINE

Change it from Comic Sans MS. This thing is almost completely customizable.

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