Re: [edit+] EditPlus vs. TextPad
- 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.
--- In email@example.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.
> 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.
> *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 thingsNiccolo Machiavelli, /The Prince/,
> ch. 6