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Re: looking for a good src editor
James Bagley wrote:
> I recently joined this list looking for help on finding good linux
> In the attempt to move to a Mirco$oft free environment I have run into
> one, nearly solved, problem. A lack of available applications that run
> under linux. I have learned that most all linux apps can be downloaded
> for free. The only problem that still remains then, is finding the
> usefull applications (if they exist).
> I am looking for a good text editor for C programing that does syntax
> coloring and runs from a terminal.
In which case you need a method rather than an application :)
I think EMacs dose that ( It's the catchall Text Editor ). There is
also fte which runs both command line and X. The X version dose
syntax highlighting, the Terminal version ... maybe.
Finally if you want to work in X the choices are endless. There is
the rising star kwrite ( part of KDE-1.1 ) which uses Windows stile
keybindings and is quite a simple laied back editor with all the
basic fonctions. You can select highlight mode ( C, C++, HTML etc... )