[Techtalk] looking for a good text editor
jenn at anthill.echidna.id.au
Fri Mar 15 05:40:46 EST 2002
On Fri, 2002-03-15 at 02:06, Davis, Jennifer wrote:
> I started using kedit or something recently, and it is great as I am
> learning to program C++, and I find so many bugs and errors in my code then
> things are highlighted. However, I am now looking for a console text editor
> with highlighting. When I code from work, I use telnet and the highlighting
> would save me effort & time.
I know vim does text highlighting, because I use it!
The command to turn it on is 'syn on' (short for 'syntax highlighting
on'). vim expects a standard file extension on the file, to tell it what
sort of highlighting to use.
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