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Re: Suitable text editor [NOT word processor] or workaround?




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On Thu, 16 Mar 2017 06:38:52 -0500
Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>My environment is Jessie (8.6.0) with MATE desktop.
>I require two things:
>  1. a search and replace which can include a "newline" in new string.
>  2. display/edit 2 files simultaneously *side by side*
>
>MATE's standard editor (Pluma) can handle the first easily.
>
>I see no way to open 2 instances of Pluma in separate windows - a la 
>Notepad in WindowsXP. Pluma will only open multiple files in multiple tabs.
>
>The two files are nearly identical and need them displayed 
>simultaneously for instant visual comparison. Opening one of the files 
>read only would be acceptable but not preferable.
>
>Suggestions?
>TIA
>
>

Medit does this with out adding tons of other files. It can be fully
customized when wanted, yet does not need to run in a big window.

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