Scite-like text editor?

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by sk3pt1c, Jan 31, 2007.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    sk3pt1c

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    #1
    is there anything on the mac like scintila text editor?
    i know there's xcode, but i'm looking for something lighter
    that highlights and changes colours for code and so on like scintila does
    do you know of anything that will do that?
    thanks
     
  2. macrumors G3

    iMeowbot

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    #2
    Here is a recent recounting of how to make scintilla build on OS X.
     
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    sk3pt1c

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    #3
    right...
    is there an option that does not include hacking and coding?
    maybe another similar editor ?
     
  4. macrumors regular

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    #4
    I am in the same boat as you. I find TextWrangler to be somewhat similar, at least in practice, as Scite.
     
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  6. macrumors G4

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    #6
    I use "nedit". I like it because it works exactly the same on all the computers I use, Linux, Solaris, even VMS, Windows and the Mac. Does all the normal stuff, syntax highlights, column moves, macros inserts output from comand line programs..... Was developed at Fermilab and is not independent. Best feature is exact same interface on all computers
    www.nedit.org

    Mac binary at http://nedit.darwinports.com/
     
  7. macrumors regular

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    I vote for TextMate! Just moved to it a couple of days ago. Best move I could of made.

    Just use Xcode to build, and maintain the project and make TextMate the default editor by following this doc: http://www.meandmark.com/xcodetips.html
     
  8. macrumors 6502

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    A second vote for TextMate. Not just because of the lightweight nature of it, but because the bundles really rock. I've ended up not just doing my programming with it, but also stuff like LaTeX and other text-editing chores.

    Yeah, it costs money, but for the productivity it has given me it has been well worth it. The community/devs are really helpful as well.
     

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