Editor

This tag is for questions about the features and functionality of text editors, source code editors and other programs specifically designed for modifying plain text files used in computer programming. Questions asking us to recommend or find an editor are strictly off-topic.

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Android Studio Collapse definitions and methods

How can I collapse all definitions and methods within the Android Studio editor? Visual Studio has that optio

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Ali
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asked 07 September, 2021
68 votes
3 answers
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Can I hex edit a file in Visual Studio?

I want to edit a binary file, but I don't want to use another tool other than Visual Studio because it&ap

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Solomon
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asked 07 September, 2021
56 votes
14 answers
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How to paste in a new line with vim?

I often have to paste some stuff on a new line in vim. What I usually do is: o<Esc>p Which inserts a

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Arline
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asked 07 September, 2021
53 votes
30 answers
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How do I duplicate a whole line in Emacs?

I saw this same question for VIM and it has been something that I myself wanted to know how to do for Emacs. I

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Bryan
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asked 07 September, 2021
54 votes
13 answers
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How can I maximize the editor pane in IntelliJ IDEA?

In Eclipse, I can type Ctrl+M or click the maximize icon in the editor pane to make the editor pane take up th

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Nereida
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asked 07 September, 2021
65 votes
6 answers
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Saving vim macros

Does anyone know how to properly save/reuse macros recorded inside of a vim editor?

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Shantay
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asked 07 September, 2021
54 votes
2 answers
403 views
How to disable word-wrap in Xcode 4 editor?

I can't find how to disable word-wrap in Xcode 4 editor. How can I do it?

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Gigi
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asked 07 September, 2021
57 votes
11 answers
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How do you return from &apos;gf&apos; in Vim

I am using Vim for windows installed in Unix mode. Thanks to this site I now use the gf command to go to a fil

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Robyn
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asked 07 September, 2021
64 votes
3 answers
455 views
Is there an Eclipse line-width marker?

I have a specific project where I need to wrap every code line at 65 characters. I have set up the eclipse Jav

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Forrest
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asked 07 September, 2021
64 votes
13 answers
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Using Emacs to recursively find and replace in text files not already open

As a follow-up to this question, it's trying to find out how to do something like this which should be ea

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Xavier
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asked 07 September, 2021
55 votes
10 answers
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Disabling swap files creation in vim

Is there a way to disable .swp files creation in vim? or at least create them all in one place so I can find a

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Sena
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asked 07 September, 2021
55 votes
4 answers
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Go to first line in a file in vim?

How do I go to first line in a file in vim ?

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Brianne
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asked 07 September, 2021
59 votes
8 answers
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How to change background color in the Notepad++ text editor?

Does anyone know how to change the background color, font size, and other appearance-based settings in Notepad

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Alphonso
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asked 07 September, 2021
55 votes
5 answers
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Does Notepad++ show all hidden characters?

In Notepad++ I have set "replace tab with 2 spaces". When coding in Python I copy-pasted some code from the w

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Stacia
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asked 07 September, 2021
49 votes
8 answers
1.8K views
How to replace four spaces with a tab in Sublime Text 2?

I want to replace all the "four spaces" that is written by another text editor with tabs. How can I do it?

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Freida
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asked 07 September, 2021
50 votes
12 answers
2.8K views
How can I swap positions of two open files (in splits) in vim?

Assume I've got some arbitrary layout of splits in vim. ____________________ | one | two | |

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Serina
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asked 07 September, 2021
63 votes
14 answers
1.2K views
Change the Theme in Jupyter Notebook?

I like dark themes. However, the default theme of Jupyter notebooks is light, and I can't find the option

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Nereida
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asked 07 September, 2021
47 votes
10 answers
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Using Vim&apos;s tabs like buffers

I have looked at the ability to use tabs in Vim (with :tabe, :tabnew, etc.) as a replacement for my current pr

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Louetta
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asked 07 September, 2021
56 votes
11 answers
1.1K views
Select all occurrences of selected word in VSCode

Are there any trick or extension to select all instances of selected word in visual studio code, to facilitate

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Lashawna
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asked 07 September, 2021
61 votes
7 answers
649 views
Set language for syntax highlighting in Visual Studio Code

Before the confusion begins, this question is about Code, the new lightweight Visual Studio Editor. You can ge

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Serina
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asked 07 September, 2021