[hcs-d] Mac text editor

Andy Brody abrody at hcs.harvard.edu
Sat Apr 18 17:03:26 EDT 2009


I've heard good things about Smultron.

-Andy

Keito Uchiyama wrote:
> Greg -- yep, tabs only work for projects. Apparently general tab support 
> is coming in TextMate 2.0, but nobody knows when that's coming, if ever. 
> It's a bit like Perl 6.
> 
> Josh -- in fact, I've tried both Aquamacs (the OS X-like version of 
> emacs) and MacVim (the equivalent for vim), but what I'm looking for is 
> something that really integrates with the Mac interface, a la gedit for 
> Gnome.
> 
> Keito
> 
> On Apr 18, 2009, at 16:58, Joshua Kroll wrote:
> 
>> Keito obviously hasn't heard about emacs. I hear someone has even
>> packaged it for OS X, but I'm not really an OS X user.
>>
>> Josh
>>
>> On Sat, Apr 18, 2009 at 4:54 PM, Keito Uchiyama <keito at cs.harvard.edu> 
>> wrote:
>>> I don't want to start a "my text editor is better/bigger/[other 
>>> adjective]
>>> than yours" discussion, but I have a question: what text editor do you
>>> recommend for Mac OS X?
>>>
>>> I've been a TextWrangler user for a couple of years now, and overall 
>>> I've
>>> been satisfied with it, except for its total lack of auto-indentation 
>>> and
>>> other coding-related goodies you see in, say, Visual Studio or Xcode.
>>> However, a month ago, I stumbled across TextMate, and love its 
>>> indentation,
>>> rich syntax highlighting, and extensibility. But I'm not totally 
>>> happy with
>>> it, given its lack of tabs, a half-baked regular expression feature, and
>>> lack of full-width character support (can't type Japanese in it without
>>> going crazy).
>>>
>>> So pray tell, what experiences have people on hcs-discuss had with text
>>> editors on Mac OS X?
>>>
>>> Keito
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