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Windows 7: Looking for a minimal text textor (with some syntax highlighting)

22 Jul 2010   #1

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
Looking for a minimal text textor (with some syntax highlighting)

i am looking for a minimal text editor i saw last time but forgot the name. i know of notepad2, notepad++ and all that.

but i am thinking of using something i spotted last time, just see if anyone can point me to it. but i welcome recommendations for other good editors too. btw, i am a web developer (mainly PHP/HTML/CSS/JS). so features that help will be great.

so the program i am looking for has a layout very similar to say eclipse/aptana. 1 sidebar containing 2 sections. i think 1 of them shows u which part of your code u are zoomed at. i think theres a file browser too. then theres the main section for coding. 1 signature look is that is has black/dark background and light foreground colors used for the text/code, i think many refer to that as some textmate theme? apart from that, i think its very light weight and minimal. no code complete i think?

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22 Jul 2010   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

i like programmers notepad.

i don't know if it's the one you were thinking of, but give it a spin - it's completely free and open source too.
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22 Jul 2010   #3

Win 7 Professional 64bit

I don't know the one you described but I like EditPad.
The lite version is free for personal use (EditPad Lite - Free Text Editor for Windows), for commercial use you should get the pro version (EditPad - Text Editor for Windows)
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22 Jul 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

I would suggest Notepad++ | 5.7.
It's free, opensource and comes with some plugins in the installer.
Hope I helped!

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