New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
OS X - Apps and Games Discussion of applications and games available for Mac OS X.

Problems with gedit


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
Wenfuli

 
Wenfuli's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 05, 2010
Location: Chiayi, Taiwan
Posts: 26
Wenfuli is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: 21.5" iMac, Lion, 3.06GHz Core i3, 6GB RAM, 500GB HD

Wenfuli is offline
On my Linux machines I got used to using gedit for text editing. I especially find it useful when designing web pages due to the colour-coding of code. I have had no problems with it under Linux, but on my Mac every time I paste something, gedit crashes. Does anyone else have this problem?
QUOTE Thanks
Wenfuli

 
Wenfuli's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 05, 2010
Location: Chiayi, Taiwan
Posts: 26
Wenfuli is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: 21.5" iMac, Lion, 3.06GHz Core i3, 6GB RAM, 500GB HD

Wenfuli is offline
I all of a sudden got a guilty conscience and became worried that this post/thread was not appropriate on here. If so, I profusely apologise. I tried to delete it, but couldn't figure out how.
QUOTE Thanks
bobtomay

 
bobtomay's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 22, 2006
Location: Texas, where else?
Posts: 25,021
bobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond reputebobtomay has a reputation beyond repute
Mac Specs: 15" MBP 2.33 C2D 256 4GB, MBA 13" i7 1.8, MB 2.0 2GB, Nano 4th, 3GS, iPad 1

bobtomay is offline
Nothing wrong with this thread. There just may not be anyone here using this app in OS X.

I'd try the gedit dev irc channel for support.

TextWrangler seems to be the most recommended around here. But, I have no idea how it compares.

I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.
QUOTE Thanks
DenAtTheDBM

 
Member Since: Nov 29, 2010
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posts: 27
DenAtTheDBM will become famous soon enough
Mac Specs: Black 13.3" MacBook 4,1 Intel Core2 Duo, 4Gigs Ram (2x2G), 2.4GHz, OS X 10.7.2

DenAtTheDBM is offline
I haven't tried gedit on my mac yet, but I always used Bluefish for programming and webdesign on Linux. It's open source and available for Mac.

Another popular alternative is Textmate which is a commercial application ($53 CDN for a text editor???). But it does have a 30 day free trial version.
QUOTE Thanks
Wenfuli

 
Wenfuli's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 05, 2010
Location: Chiayi, Taiwan
Posts: 26
Wenfuli is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: 21.5" iMac, Lion, 3.06GHz Core i3, 6GB RAM, 500GB HD

Wenfuli is offline
That's good to know, on both counts.

I'm not exactly partial to gedit, I just liked in under Linux so I thought I would try it on Mac OS X as well. If either or both of the afore-mentioned work fine, I'll be happy to switch. No time to try them out now though as it's time for bed.

Thanks for the tips, guys.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Setting up remote access to Exchange in Mail | Civilisation Game Problem »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Major Problems with my MacBook Azenor Apple Notebooks 9 02-14-2010 07:44 PM
Airport Connection Problems as well as Mac Apps Problems kdubs2691 Apple Notebooks 5 07-25-2009 01:22 PM
External Drives and copying Problems! woodyuk OS X - Operating System 3 05-22-2009 05:03 PM
Realtek sound problems, lag problems Starflame Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 2 11-08-2008 10:54 AM
Problems (Sorry) Dominion Apple Notebooks 6 08-22-2006 11:09 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:41 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?