APM: Good text editor comparable to BBedit
ian at SKYLIST.net
Fri Dec 12 11:42:47 CST 2003
The only thing I've found to be comparable on the windows/unix side is
Visual Slickedit, but it's price alone is probably enough to cancel out
any cost savings you've gained by moving away from macs. :) Maybe you
can save some by buying in bulk. Take a look here:
Might I suggest that any money you save by moving to a different
platform may be lost in worker productivity? :) I haven't found
anything on any platform to be as useful for editing perl as BBEdit+OS
On Dec 12, 2003, at 10:01 AM, Randall Hennig wrote:
> I'm looking for a good text editor with an interface and functionality
> comparable to BBedit.
> TextEdit is not even marginal IMO. I would like something that works
> on Windows, Linux, or BSD (non OS X), or just *nix in general.
> All of our Macs are going away because they have been costly, and the
> alternatives are just too cheap to pass up. But we still need
> something that can do powerful search/replace jobs for us and I have
> not found anything that I like.
> Perl is fine for repeatable things IMO, but for quick things, or
> editing lots of files continously, inspecting them for
> errors/anomolies and then editing them again and again, a nice
> interface would be really handy.
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