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

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Probably the best FREE !!! Text editor ever.
Image :mrgreen:

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

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DavidIQ wrote:Notepad ++
Seconded.

An essential download right there...

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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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Notepad++ :)

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Notepad++

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Notepad++

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

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gedit for desktop, nano or vim when editing on remote servers. :geek:
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Josso wrote:
DavidIQ wrote:Notepad ++
Seconded.

An essential download right there...
Agreed.

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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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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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