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Re: anybody using nedit?



Hi,
I use nedit as well.  It's great for programming with its syntax
highlighting and light-weight interface, as mentioned before.  I
always start it with "nedit" though.  Does running "nc" do anything
different from typing "nedit"?

Jonathan

On Sat, 23 Oct 2004 22:58:16 -0700, Patrick Nelson <pnelson neatech com> wrote:
> Terry Barnaby wrote:
> 
> > Ian Pilcher wrote:
> >
> >> Marius Andreiana wrote:
> >>
> >>> Does anybody use nedit in fedora? Maybe this can be moved to extras.
> >>>
> >>> The command line to start it is "nc", same as nc for netcat and almost
> >>> same as mc for midnight commander.
> >>>
> >>
> >> I use it all the time.  I haven't found anything else that is as light-
> >> weight (no KDE or Gnome overhead), intuitive (straightforward menus),
> >> and functional (decent syntax highlighting, good translation between
> >> user-defined and hardware tabs).
> >>
> >> It lacks the anti-aliased fonts of more modern editors, but a well
> >> designed bitmap font is arguably better for a text editor anyway.
> >>
> >> My only real complaint is the lack of UTF-8 support.  It wasn't such a
> >> problem until I married a Peruvian.
> >>
> >
> > I am another dedicated nedit user. We use it as our main development
> > editor. It is quick and simple. Although we have made our own shell
> > script "be" to get around the problem of the "nc" front end clashing
> > with the netcat one.
> >
> > Terry
> >
> Yep me to...  We use it as the main dev editor as well and used a
> similar script to get around nc.
>


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