Looking for a good text editor

Discussion in 'macOS' started by mictlan, Mar 21, 2015.

  1. Hadron-Curious

    Hadron-Curious MDL Guru

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    Bluefish (It's free and easier to use)
     
  2. dhjohns

    dhjohns MDL Guru

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    #42 dhjohns, May 27, 2018
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  3. tipHat

    tipHat MDL Novice

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    Visual Studio Code for graphical (free)
    Sublime Text 3 for gui (nagware)
    vim for professionals (free)
     
  4. Zamber

    Zamber MDL Member

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    Sublime Text
    and Bluefish
     
  5. fabre gastro

    fabre gastro MDL Junior Member

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    Tests-MBP:Downloads testuser$ whereis vi
    /usr/bin/vi

    eeeeeeeeeehaw. this one still rawks baybie! good'ol vi xD
     
  6. jtegrity

    jtegrity MDL Novice

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    I'd suggest BBEdit, I've been using it, and its the closest thing you'll find to notepad++
     
  7. chengyiqun

    chengyiqun MDL Novice

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  8. piercekalton

    piercekalton MDL Senior Member

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    MSDOS edit command
     
  9. Actionman1979

    Actionman1979 MDL Novice

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    Is text wrangler free?
     
  10. Modest1

    Modest1 MDL Novice

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    Sublime is a very good one.
     
  11. melvien

    melvien MDL Novice

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    Nice.i will try the Subline text.
     
  12. neebong

    neebong MDL Novice

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    I always used TextWrangler until BareBones retired it, but since the free edition of BBEdit does everything i need.. I just stuck with that
     
  13. Shrey khanna

    Shrey khanna MDL Novice

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    use textmate
    textmate is the best
     
  14. Hyson

    Hyson MDL Novice

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    vscode & sublimetxt recommended, but sometimes, windows notepad or mac's own editor just works.
     
  15. Sublime Text for mac & Pilot Edit for M$ OS.
     
  16. padz535

    padz535 MDL Novice

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    Sublime Text 3 or Visual Studio Code
     
  17. zokstar

    zokstar MDL Novice

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    Was using BBEdit, but now VS Code all the way
     
  18. pablomorfer

    pablomorfer MDL Novice

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    Visual Studio and Sublime Text 3
     
  19. WindowsGeek

    WindowsGeek MDL Expert

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    What your looking for is final draft.
     
  20. c0axial

    c0axial MDL Novice

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    SubLime... Every Time...