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RE: Favorite BSD text editor? - crshd - 17-09-2012

**@ purgatori:**

Yes, I have used Evil during my time with Emacs. Its very nice, makes it quite Vim-ish. It's also what made me realize that I better stick with Vim.

But it shows how extendable Emacs is.


RE: Favorite BSD text editor? - Okeg - 03-10-2012

Another vim user here too.


RE: Favorite BSD text editor? - venam - 04-10-2012

Start vimtutor, estimated time to finish the tutorial "30 min", you spend 2hours on it... master it and at the end (like in all good games), it is just the beginning!


RE: Favorite BSD text editor? - zygotb - 11-10-2012

I wonder if I can get Qedit for HP-UX to run on FreeBSD?


RE: Favorite BSD text editor? - zygotb - 12-10-2012

Somewhat tangentially, this blog post talks about text editing principles for which the author credits Brian W. Kernighan for instilling a preference for a single line for a single sentence or concept.

This is supposed to make subsequent editing less cumbersome.
Yada yada yada...


RE: Favorite BSD text editor? - Jolia - 17-10-2012

(16-09-2012, 09:04 AM)Beastie Wrote: whoa, I really need to learn how to use emacs properly. emacs on top of a minimal FreeBSD install would be awesome. eBSD!

I'm exactly like you br0...

I use everyday vim. But I think emacs -nw could be awesome too...

But I don't want to spend time to learn every binds...


RE: Favorite BSD text editor? - Mafia - 17-10-2012

I actually found emacs to be a bit simpler to learn then vim, but that might just be me.


RE: Favorite BSD text editor? - purgatori - 30-10-2012

(18-10-2012, 09:34 AM)shix Wrote: I heard emacs has some cool plugins(not sure if that's what they're called). And if you're like me who loves vim, you could use Evil, which adds a vim feel to emacs.

They're usually referred to as "libraries."


RE: Favorite BSD text editor? - zygotb - 02-12-2012

I just discovered yui (y) and it's sort of like my old DOS favorite, "Qedit," from SemWare.
I'm still trying to figure out how it works. :D

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RE: Favorite BSD text editor? - yrmt - 02-12-2012

acme is awesome.