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Which Editor for Windows do you use ?

 [1/4] from: info::id-net::ch at: 13-Feb-2002 11:26

Hi list ! I wanted to know which editor you use for writing REBOL script. I use EditPlus 2.10, because it makes color parsing for rebol script, its is powerful and light (didnt take a lots of resources like some others), but i can't use the parsing for functions in Rebol. If you use this editor, how can you seperate easily the functions with Function List option ? If you dont use this editor, which editor do u use and why ? Thanks for your reply. Philippe O

 [2/4] from: sunandadh:aol at: 13-Feb-2002 6:19

> I wanted to know which editor you use for writing REBOL script.
I'm using CREdit ( because it's free, it works on Windows, and it has Rebol syntax coloring available. It has several annoyances too--but I'm used to them, Sunanda.

 [3/4] from: joel:neely:fedex at: 13-Feb-2002 7:58

Hi, Philippe, Philippe Oehler wrote:
> If you dont use this editor, which editor do u use and why ? >
I use vim ( which also does syntax coloring for REBOL. My reason is specific, and may not apply to you. I work daily in a very cross-platform world: Solaris, HP-UX, Linux (multiple), W95, W2k, and occasionally MacOS. Years ago I decided that I'd rather learn one editor that works on all the platforms I use(d). At the time, that meant vi (although I believe the same claim can be made now for emacs, but I haven't yet bothered to retrain my fingers). (The cross-platform availability of REBOL and Perl is one of the major reasons I spend most of my time in those languages -- at least when I have a choice!) vim (which stands for "VI iMproved") is a nice superset of the classic vi design. As an open source project, vim is available on a large variety of platforms, and (except for occasional small timing differences in successive releases) is compatible across all of those platforms (recent discussions on this list notwithstanding... ;-) As a result, I move almost totally transparently across all of the platforms I use daily. I just get to think about what I'm doing, and let my fingers handle the details of how to do it. Even if you're not living in a cross-platform world (yet ;-) I'd still recommend vim because of its capabilities. There is a GUI-oriented version (gvim) that I've used in mswindows and X-windows -- basically it adds drop-down menus and a toolbar to all the other stuff vim can do. Although I seldom use those features, they can be especially helpful to someone who is making the transition from other editors (or who is addicted to having conversations with cartoons as the only way to use a computer... ;-) -jn- -- ; sub REBOL {}; sub head ($) {@_[0]} REBOL [] # despam: func [e] [replace replace/all e ":" "." "#" "@"] ; sub despam {my ($e) = @_; $e =~ tr/:#/.@/; return "\n$e"} print head reverse despam "moc:xedef#yleen:leoj" ;

 [4/4] from: atruter:hih:au at: 14-Feb-2002 11:53

The default view editor. Why? Because it is quick, simple and cross-platform. I also believe in the "eat your own dog food" principle, which basically implies that you should use what you intend to inflict upon others. Every time I consider using another editor I ask myself what annoys me about the default (font-size, colors, functionality, screen size / position, etc) and use this as live feed back to improve my own REBOL [view] scripts. If the default editor ever annoys me too much then it'll just be a good incentive to roll my own! Regards, Ashley