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==UltraEdit==
 
==UltraEdit==
 
*[http://www.ultraedit.com/ UltraEdit]
 
*[http://www.ultraedit.com/ UltraEdit]
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==jEdit==
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*[http://www.jedit.org/ jEdit - Programmer's Text Editor]<br>
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jEdit is free. It is written in Java, so it runs on Mac OS X, OS/2, Unix, VMS and Windows. This also means that is is slower than EditPlus. It is missing some EditPlus functionality, but it has a number of advantages:
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<ul>
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<li>Built-in macro language; extensible plugin architecture. Dozens of macros and plugins available.
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<li>Plugins can be downloaded and installed from within jEdit using the "plugin manager" feature.
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<li>Auto indent, and syntax highlighting for more than 80 languages.
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<li>Folding for selectively hiding regions of text.
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<li>Highly configurable and customizable.
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</ul>

Revision as of 01:59, 12 December 2004

How does EditPlus compare to other text editors with similar feature sets? If you've switched to EditPlus from another comparable editor, or if you've left EditPlus in the dust, describe why here.

TextPad

UltraEdit

jEdit

jEdit is free. It is written in Java, so it runs on Mac OS X, OS/2, Unix, VMS and Windows. This also means that is is slower than EditPlus. It is missing some EditPlus functionality, but it has a number of advantages:

  • Built-in macro language; extensible plugin architecture. Dozens of macros and plugins available.
  • Plugins can be downloaded and installed from within jEdit using the "plugin manager" feature.
  • Auto indent, and syntax highlighting for more than 80 languages.
  • Folding for selectively hiding regions of text.
  • Highly configurable and customizable.