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Re: [TSVN] Feature Request, Choosing Text Editor.

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-09-07 15:48:06 CEST

Fernandes, Filipe (Bolton) wrote:
> As it stands now, when I use the "Show Differences as Unified Diff"
> feature in the context menu under "Log Messages" dialog, it
> brings up notepad to show those differences.
>
> However, the diff occasionally produces output with different
> line endings (pc/unix) and notepad doesn't gracefully
> handle these situations. It joins those lines together,
> then it either word-wraps them or concatenates them on the
> same line (on the screen) depending if the word-wrap option is
> set or not.
>
> I understand there is nothing wrong with the file, it just
> reading those files from notepad is terrible and
> copying/pasting to a different text editor that can handle
> these situations seems needless.

Do what it says in the manual and throw away notepad :-)

Seriously, there are *much* better alternatives. After having exactly
this problem, I installed Notepad2 which is designed specifically as a
small-footprint (fast loading) replacement for notepad. Get it for free
from <http://www.flos-freeware.ch/notepad2.html>

Simon

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