Wrangling Text

So I’m giving TextWrangler a spin this morning while working on EWE.

I had been using jEdit for the last year or so – and was happy with it – jEdit is pretty fast for a java application, but a native app is still usually just “snappier” – and textwrangler is. I think I’m on the path to switching

I usually stay with editor defaults – largely because I change enough that I never really become profficient with them – but certain things had to change from the very beginning:

Right now, I only wish it would remember that I did a multi-file search last, and would automatically enter the highlighted term in the serach field. I also want to dock the search windows. I’ll get used to that though.

Kudos to BareBones. (now watch TextWrangler become a pay-for application again two years from now).