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Question Editors for UNIX

Where can i find editors for UNIX?
thanks
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what kind of editor youŽre looking for?

Normally a texteditor like vi is installed on every system often youŽll find emacs installed as well.

Just try:

vi mytext.txt

BRGDS,

Frank
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editor

emacs, nedit are other editors for unix shell.
nedit is available free
http://www.nedit.org/download/current.shtml
regards
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Hi this is an old posting from killserv dated in y2k Smilie

If youŽre looking for an editor to highlight syntax - read this Smilie

Quote:

Latest version of vi text editor uses color codes.
The latest version is called vim (some called gvim)
you might want to check out its webpage www.vim.org


Quote:

Features
Syntax Coloring:
Vim shows text in color - according to its "(programming) language".
You can define the "language" ("syntax") of the files yourself.

Vim comes with 200+ syntax files for colorizing text in
common programming languages (Ada, C, C++, Eiffel, Fortran,
Haskell, Java, Lisp, Modula, Pascal, Prolog, Python,
Scheme, Smalltalk, SQL, Verilog, VisualBasic),
math programs (Maple, Matlab, Mathematica, SAS), markup text
(DocBook, HTML, LaTeX, PostScript, SGML-LinuxDoc, TeX, WML, XML),
program output (diff, man), setup files of programs (4DOS, Apache,
autoconfig, BibTeX, CSS, CVS, elm, IDL, LILO, pine, procmail, samba, slrn),
shell scripts and setups (shells: sh, bash, csh, ksh, zsh),
script languages (awk, Perl, sed, yacc)
system files (printcap, .Xdefaults) and
of course for Vim and its helptexts.
-------------------------
courtesy of vim.org
Original-by: Sven Guckes guckes@vim.org
BRGDS,

Frank

P.S.:

Sometimes it makes sence just to search the forum Smilie

SCNR ;-)
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I can't make this recommendation strong enough so I'll simply type it in two bold capital letters:

VI
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Well as everyone has said what type of editor you want?

Me I go with VI only reason it's on all platforms and you don't need to carry a copy with you. So it's very handy to know VI.
merlin
 

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