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    Free script editor other than notepad

    Does any one know of any free script editing software as notepad is too basic?

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    Re: Free script editor other than notepad

    Try..

    http://www.crimsoneditor.com

    Great little editor

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    Re: Free script editor other than notepad

    I have tried notepad++... works for me and is open source too.

    http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net/uk/about.php

    I assume thats the kind of thing you are after?

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    Re: Free script editor other than notepad

    Quote Originally Posted by molesm
    Oooh, beat you by seconds

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    Re: Free script editor other than notepad

    What's missing and what scripting language? A quick google will bring up hundreds of choices... Jujuedit, Notepad++, Crimson Editor, and ConTEXT are all worth looking at.

    Edit:Haha, 5 replies in the time it takes to get dragged out of the office and kick a wireless access point and come back again. Must remember to refresh pages before clicking reply in future. ops:

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    Re: Free script editor other than notepad

    Another vote for Notepad++

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    Re: Free script editor other than notepad

    I rip out notepad and replace it with metapad on machines I have.

    http://www.liquidninja.com/metapad/

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    Re: Free script editor other than notepad

    I tend to use SciTE or Vi depending on what I'm up to.

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    Re: Free script editor other than notepad

    If you want to be hardcore, go with Vim.

    Vim for windows is perfectly good, but you do have to overcome a rather steep learning curve, I can't do without it these days though.

    :wq

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    Re: Free script editor other than notepad

    I prefer ConTEXT, but I get around a bit and Notepad++ runs from USB[1] which is good for hotfixing in the more traditional sense.


    [1] Saves the config to a file rather than the registry.

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    Re: Free script editor other than notepad

    Just to throw my 2 penneth in, I found a nice text editor called EmEditor which did the trick for me at the time - not saying that it is the best mind. It's nice to have options. I use vi on *nix mind but haven't tried the Windows port.

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    Re: Free script editor other than notepad

    Love SciTE

    What's the fascination with vi??

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    Re: Free script editor other than notepad

    Notepad2 here

    Nath

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