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  1. find and replace in files

    I would like to be able to find and replace text in all open files. funny that there is no option like that

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    • Drag in Drop Source Code directly onto Editor

      An idea I saw when looking through the Active State Komodo community.

      What I speak of is a feature that allows us to drag any URL onto the editor which then pulls up a tab with the source code of said URL. To eliminate the need to copy SC into a tab which really annoys me after a while. I just love to dig into the source code of web apps and I'm sure there are plenty of developers who agree with me. If so, let's get the votes in people!

      3 votes
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      • SVN toolbar

        A toolbar that implements SVN functionality - much like the SVN plugin for visual studio

        5 votes
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        • Code beautifier

          reformat and reindent code

          3 votes
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          • SFTP Support

            Support for secure FTP servers.

            21 votes
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            • Move files and folders on FTP project

              Right now I have to use my FTP client to relocate files and folders, would be nice if I could just drag them around in my project panel.

              43 votes
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              • Open the file the shortcut points to, not the shortcut-file itself (Windows)

                e currently opens the -lnk-file instead of the target of the shortcut when it is opened via the Project explorer. It is possible via right click to "Edit with e" in the project explorer, since it is using the shell-extensions.
                I suggest opening the target that the shortcut points to instead. To get this failsafe, when listing these files the project explorer should check if they are indeed shortcuts or not. If they are, then the .lnk extension could be dropped. If not, then keep the extension.

                3 votes
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                • Undo Close Tab

                  A simple undo close tab, like in firefox. Taking it a step further with an undo closed tabs list (maybe the last 10 or so) would be even better.

                  10 votes
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                  • Edit directory path as text in Project Pane

                    Filezilla has an awesome little text field that can be changed to change the directory of the folder tree. Any way that feature could be added to e?

                    3 votes
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                    • missing closing brace detection/highlighting (or missing closing tag detection/highlighting)

                      Basically when writing some code, markup, or css definitions... sometimes existing code, or code your write, is missig it's closing brace or tag pair - somewhere in the file. This should be highlighted as a required bit of code and shown as an error.

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                      • multi tab trigger words

                        I wish I can use multi words to trigger the same snippet. Let's say I can use "word_a" or "word_b" or "word_c" both can trigger the same snippet "snippet_a".

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                        • Multiple folders in project

                          I would love to see an option to add multiple root folders to a project (similar to Visual Studio's Solution/Project panel). A lot of times a project is not localized to one folder and running multiple instances of e is cumbersome.

                          6 votes
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                          • TortoiseSVN

                            Have the project pane use Explorer bindings which supports TortoiseSVN integration (right-click context menu) and its icon overlays.

                            Applies to Windows Vista and Windows 7 (did not test Windows XP).

                            3 votes
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                            • Tiered Tabs for Related Files

                              Display related files from the <link> and <script> tags in the open document as subtabs to the primary document tab. See below for an example in dreamweaver. This was a huge timesaver and also greatly reduces the number of open primary tabs.

                              http://nerdbusiness.com/articles/adobe-cs4-preview/dreamweaver-cs4-related-files.png

                              3 votes
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                              • Vertical tabs for working with a dozen files

                                Many times I have 10-20 files open that I am jumping between. The down arrow on the right side of the tabs works well enough, but it would be easier if the tabs themselves COULD be displayed vertically.

                                3 votes
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                                • Add a date/time stamp to the undo history

                                  Add the date/time of the change to the left side of the change in the undo history pane.

                                  7 votes
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                                  • service

                                    To speed E Text Editor up, just add a background service that load the editor in the ram so it loads instantly on demand!

                                    34 votes
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                                    • make recent opened file to the top of “Go to tab” dialog list

                                      “Go to tab” dialog is very useful,it like Vim Buffer Explorer.

                                      I need make the recent opened files to the top of list(like Buffer Explorer), because there have many file in the list, but some no to edit or opened with careless.

                                      12 votes
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                                      • Add nice git/hg/... keyboard shortcuts

                                        I think that windows clients as turtoise-hg (mercurial) are already really nicely supported, thanks to the project-sidebar. (most of the client's functionality is embedded in the explorers right-click-menu).

                                        But its not very comfortable to use the mouse for this, so i thought it would be really awesome if i had keyboard shortcuts for commit, upload, branch/revision selection etc...

                                        6 votes
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                                        • Link to this site from the program's Help menu

                                          There would be a lot more participation with exposure I think.

                                          3 votes
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