[News] [Linux] Editors in Linux Are More Than Just Editors

[News] [Linux] Editors in Linux Are More Than Just Editors

Post by Roy Schest » Fri, 04 May 2007 21:08:58

The Church of Emacs

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| Emacs is my OS and Linux its device driver

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The Text Editors of KDE

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| Kate is somewhat of the all in one "Swiss army knife" of basic text
| editors. It's got a little bit of everything for everyone that you'd
| need in a basic text editing interface. The next step up is to go
| directly to a full blown word processor. There really is a
| fascinating number of things you can do with Kate, not the
| least of which is to use it to do basic perl and php coding.


[News] [Linux] Editors in Linux Are More Than Just Editors

Post by ed » Sat, 05 May 2007 06:07:10

On Thu, 03 May 2007 13:08:58 +0100

personally i prefer the editor to only be as much as a programming IDE,
well the extent of this is as far as running 'make' and going to the

for those interested, here is my vim7 .vimrc:

set number " show the current line number
set autoindent " make block indents
set ts=8 " set the tab stops
set sw=8 " set the shift width
syntax enable " enable syntax highlighting
colors torte " set the colour scheme
set backspace=indent,eol,start " backspace goes wraps lines
set showcmd " Show (partial) command in status line.
set showmatch " Show matching brackets.
set ignorecase " Do case insensitive matching
set smartcase " Do smart case matching
set incsearch " Incremental search
set autowrite " Automatically save before commands
" like :next and :make
set hidden " Hide buffers when they are abandoned
set mouse=a " Enable mouse usage (all modes) in
" terminals
set background=dark " background colour
set ru " set the ruler
set textwidth=72 " set the wrapping width
set antialias " font antialias
set encoding=utf-8 " file format encoding
setlocal spell spelllang=en_gb
set spell " set the spell checker (needs aspell)

if has("spell")
" turn spelling on by default
set spell

" toggle spelling with F4 key
map <F4> :set spell!<CR><Bar>:echo "Spell Check: " . strpart("OffOn",
3 * &spell, 3)<CR>

" they were using white on white
highlight PmenuSel ctermfg=black ctermbg=lightgray

" limit it to just the top 10 items
set sps=best,10

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