[hcs-d] Mac text editor

Keito Uchiyama keito at cs.harvard.edu
Sat Apr 18 17:20:24 EDT 2009


Yep--gedit is absolutely amazing. Who would have thought it can act as  
a complete LaTeX environment?

Andy--I'm trying Smultron and it's looking great; it has a very neat,  
Mac-like interface.

Keito

On Apr 18, 2009, at 17:07, Joshua Kroll wrote:

> I will interject here that I have just discovered that gedit has more
> power than I could possibly have imagined.
>
> OK. Time to stop listening to the Star Wars soundtrack on loop.
>
> Josh
>
> On Sat, Apr 18, 2009 at 5:02 PM, Keito Uchiyama  
> <keito at cs.harvard.edu> 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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>>
>>
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