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Dean Onizuka4,753 Points
best free text editor?
wondering what text editor you guys use? ive been using notepad++ and i see lots of the teachers here use sublime
just looking for input. im sure its mostly up to user preference but im just curious as to what the majority of people here use
Logan R22,989 Points
I personally use Notepad++ and I love it.
It really all comes down to preference as most just....edit text. Some have cool features, like Notepad++ or Sublime, where they have keyboard shortcuts or highlight text.
My best suggestion would be to try out different editors and see which one you like best.
Juliana Madrone8,552 Points
I'm another Sublime user- seems to work similarly to Workspaces, so that is nice if you switch back and forth a lot. And free is always good.
Joseph Turnquist14,516 Points
I use VI / VIM (VIM is basically VI with fancy colors). It takes some time to learn and it can be confusing at first, but trust me, it's definitely worth it. It is available on Windows, but I use it through the command line when I'm working on websites.
Here is where you can read more about VI / VIM.
I used Notepad++ for years before I finally made the switch, and now I don't even consider using it.