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text file editor personalyzable
« on: December 30, 2013, 02:42:01 PM »
I would like to find a text editor where I can personalyze the background colour of the lines.

By example each four lines change the colour.


Best Regards.

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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2013, 04:45:27 PM »
to my limited knowledge no text editor can do that,
but any rich text editor can do it.

In SoftMaker TextMaker 2012 it is called (mark/select text) > Format > Paragraph > Shading > Background > (select colour)
-but no batch that I know of; you will have to do it manually.

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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2013, 05:38:37 PM »
to my limited knowledge no text editor can do that,
but any rich text editor can do it.

In SoftMaker TextMaker 2012 it is called (mark/select text) > Format > Paragraph > Shading > Background > (select colour)
-but no batch that I know of; you will have to do it manually.


... Not yet.

But see my "components for NANY", it's a modular text editor that *could* do this. Because the programming for it is a snap. Any ten of you could do it. But we feel trapped that "no one HAS done it".

It's just supply and demand.


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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2013, 05:55:00 PM »
to my limited knowledge no text editor can do that,
but any rich text editor can do it.

In SoftMaker TextMaker 2012 it is called (mark/select text) > Format > Paragraph > Shading > Background > (select colour)
-but no batch that I know of; you will have to do it manually.


... Not yet.

But see my "components for NANY", it's a modular text editor that *could* do this. Because the programming for it is a snap. Any ten of you could do it. But we feel trapped that "no one HAS done it".

It's just supply and demand.



Please put the link.
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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2013, 05:55:49 PM »
to my limited knowledge no text editor can do that,
but any rich text editor can do it.

In SoftMaker TextMaker 2012 it is called (mark/select text) > Format > Paragraph > Shading > Background > (select colour)
-but no batch that I know of; you will have to do it manually.


I'll take a look Curt.
Happy New Year 2014 everyone

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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2013, 06:07:03 PM »
mmmmm curt.
I think you are saying to background the text, no the lines......
can you do that with an empty line ?

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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2013, 06:16:26 PM »

to my limited knowledge no text editor can do that,
but any rich text editor can do it.

In SoftMaker TextMaker 2012 it is called (mark/select text) > Format > Paragraph > Shading > Background > (select colour)
-but no batch that I know of; you will have to do it manually.


... Not yet.

But see my "components for NANY", it's a modular text editor that *could* do this. Because the programming for it is a snap. Any ten of you could do it. But we feel trapped that "no one HAS done it".

It's just supply and demand.



Please put the link.
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It's this one Contro.

http://www.donationc....msg344650#msg344650

"...The idea in action:

1. I commissioned "modules" from third tier outsource programmers on simple stuff "that didn't matter if it had an obscure bug".

2. I gave the modules to my project design lead programmer to merge into this processor shell as a feature module. He had the leeway to clean up the initial module codes etc. "

I ran out of development money but I proved the concept ... that you can build a custom text editor to do lots of stuff. Maybe at the end it signs off and exports the file for something else to final process, but all these kinds of NANY utilities this year, can certainly be all mashed into one "framework to rule them all".


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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2013, 06:23:50 PM »
I don't see Curt.
Is possible in a text editor that the line numbering appear in differente colors ?

just a way to group four lines.

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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2013, 06:25:21 PM »
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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #9 on: December 30, 2013, 06:34:54 PM »
My suggestion would be to take a look into the Style configurator from Notepad++.

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You can set the background color for different sections of text inside a text file. It doesn't seem that easy, but also not that difficult.

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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #10 on: December 30, 2013, 06:48:00 PM »
I give a try.
need time.
TurboProcessor.exe
i will try with excel

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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #11 on: December 30, 2013, 06:50:55 PM »
My suggestion would be to take a look into the Style configurator from Notepad++.
 (see attachment in previous post)You can set the background color for different sections of text inside a text file. It doesn't seem that easy, but also not that difficult.


I must try
But with excel seems quick with copy paste. and empty lines.

I need this to use with the wonderful script skwire make :

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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #12 on: January 01, 2014, 07:07:39 PM »
I would like to find a text editor where I can personalyze the background colour of the lines.

By example each four lines change the colour.

You can do that in Kedit if you are sufficiently proficient in REXX (which I am not). 

I knew someone many years ago who did just that to make printouts look like they came off a mainframe on old-fashioned green bar computer paper.

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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #13 on: January 01, 2014, 07:11:27 PM »
I would like to find a text editor where I can personalyze the background colour of the lines.

By example each four lines change the colour.

You can do that in Kedit if you are sufficiently proficient in REXX (which I am not). 

I knew someone many years ago who did just that to make printouts look like they came off a mainframe on old-fashioned green bar computer paper.

Thanks I'll take a look.
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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #14 on: January 02, 2014, 04:07:01 PM »
I would like to find a text editor where I can personalyze the background colour of the lines.

By example each four lines change the colour.


Best Regards.

 :-*

1. Could 'greenbar paper' be a help? Free samples in PDF form are downloadable at www.printablepaper.net/ . I don't know much about PDF. Greenbar has 1/2 inch wide rows that could be used to print 4 lines at 8 lines per inch.
2. Some have achieved a similar ability by using a transparent 'watermark' and entering text over it.
3. Others have used a scanned copy of a 'form', that might use 1/2 inch shaded bars. and using this as a graphic image for use under printing.
4. You could design, depending on the editor capabilities, a table with transparent lines and a background fill color of your choice for four rows, alternating with another plain four rows, etc.
5. WordPerfect can easily employ 'watermarks' for use as mentioned above. It also has a macro available that automates the process: greenbar.zip that I have not used.
6. 'Database Pro', my copy was about circa 2002, had the ability to design forms and enter text over shaded background areas.

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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #15 on: January 02, 2014, 04:32:43 PM »
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Hi Contro,

My TurboProcessor does not do what you need yet. I was only saying that the project was designed so that one day a developer could *make it* do that as one example of combining both text editing and special features.

However, I am not a programmer!  :(


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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #16 on: January 02, 2014, 04:50:42 PM »
I doubt you can program the background color line by line, but looking at vim you can do pretty much anything with the text.  It's a totally programmable scripting editor.  It may take time to adapt to the syntax, but once comfortable with it I don't think you would need all these external tools. Plus there are scripts around for it already debugged.  Not bad for freeware.

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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #17 on: January 02, 2014, 04:59:19 PM »
I would like to find a text editor where I can personalyze the background colour of the lines.

By example each four lines change the colour.


Best Regards.

 :-*

1. Could 'greenbar paper' be a help? Free samples in PDF form are downloadable at www.printablepaper.net/ . I don't know much about PDF. Greenbar has 1/2 inch wide rows that could be used to print 4 lines at 8 lines per inch.
2. Some have achieved a similar ability by using a transparent 'watermark' and entering text over it.
3. Others have used a scanned copy of a 'form', that might use 1/2 inch shaded bars. and using this as a graphic image for use under printing.
4. You could design, depending on the editor capabilities, a table with transparent lines and a background fill color of your choice for four rows, alternating with another plain four rows, etc.
5. WordPerfect can easily employ 'watermarks' for use as mentioned above. It also has a macro available that automates the process: greenbar.zip that I have not used.
6. 'Database Pro', my copy was about circa 2002, had the ability to design forms and enter text over shaded background areas.


A true explosion of good imagination. I applied Excel.

Best Regards

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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #18 on: January 02, 2014, 05:00:02 PM »
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Hi Contro,

My TurboProcessor does not do what you need yet. I was only saying that the project was designed so that one day a developer could *make it* do that as one example of combining both text editing and special features.

However, I am not a programmer!  :(



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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #19 on: January 02, 2014, 05:01:35 PM »
I doubt you can program the background color line by line, but looking at vim you can do pretty much anything with the text.  It's a totally programmable scripting editor.  It may take time to adapt to the syntax, but once comfortable with it I don't think you would need all these external tools. Plus there are scripts around for it already debugged.  Not bad for freeware.

Do you say VIM ?

Let me take a look. I am using in combination (a day notepad++ , other day pspad. Last times I feel more confortable with Pspad. )

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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #20 on: January 02, 2014, 06:43:05 PM »
Once I take the plunge I'm going to get into it myself.  I just have to commit the time to overcoming the learning curve.  Plus I don't think it will go away any time soon.  :)

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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #21 on: January 02, 2014, 06:46:51 PM »
Once I take the plunge I'm going to get into it myself.  I just have to commit the time to overcoming the learning curve.  Plus I don't think it will go away any time soon.  :)

Owww the terrorific learning cuuuuurrrveeeeee  :P

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Re: text file editor personalyzable
« Reply #22 on: January 02, 2014, 06:54:51 PM »
Once I take the plunge I'm going to get into it myself.  I just have to commit the time to overcoming the learning curve.  Plus I don't think it will go away any time soon.  :)

Owww the terrorific learning cuuuuurrrveeeeee  :P

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