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Re: [edit+] EditPlus vs. TextPad

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  • learner_
    Thanks for another reason Peter. I m glad to know that EditPlus is more open-minded and TextPad does have similar features. I guess I have to settle down to
    Message 1 of 7 , May 31 12:17 PM
      Thanks for another reason Peter. I'm glad to know that EditPlus is more open-minded and TextPad does have similar features. I guess I have to settle down to learn TextPad for now. It is not as intuitive as EditPlus.
      Thanks again,
      hp

      --- In editplus@yahoogroups.com, Peter Anderson <peter.anderson@...> wrote:
      >
      > On 2/05/2010 11:38 AM, e c wrote:
      > > I like using EditPlus for text editing. But my office uses TextPad and
      > > won't allow getting EditPlus unless there are convincing reasons.
      > >
      > > Can anyone help me come up with some reasons that EditPlus is better
      > > than TextPad? I don't have much knowledge of TextPad to do the
      > > comparison.
      > >
      > HP,
      >
      > This is not likely to be much help but here goes!
      >
      > I used to use TextPad for many years and found it a really good text
      > editor. IMHO there is very little difference between the two. Important
      > things like Clip Libraries are very similar, if you have an EditPlus
      > collection then a simple "find and replace" will allow you to convert
      > then across to TextPad.
      >
      > Why I switched was the terrible attitude that Helios (the developers
      > behind TextPad) showed to their loyal users on their support forum. You
      > simply would not be able to ask a question like this; your post would be
      > removed from the forum and you would be chastised via a personal message
      > for being disloyal - so much for free speech!
      >
      > I was very relieved to find another, equally as good, text editor and
      > have stuck with it since.
      >
      > While some of the folks on the EditPlus mailing list can be brusque at
      > times most of the support is very good and Sangil Kim (the developer) is
      > quite responsive. These are probably not enough reasons to convince your
      > employer to allow you to use EditPlus.
      >
      > Hope that eases your fears about TextPad.
      >
      > Regards,
      > Peter
      > --
      > *Peter Anderson*
      > There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to
      > conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the
      > introduction of a new order of things—Niccolo Machiavelli, /The Prince/,
      > ch. 6
      >
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