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  1. Alphabetize list of remote profiles

    I have a lot of remote profiles (FTP accounts). They are getting harder and harder to locate in the list every time I add a new one because they do not automatically sort.

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    • E text editor updater

      From user nimai etheridge (nimms) :

      E is being improved pretty quickly with a new version appearing every month or so. E really needs to be able to download and install new versions by itself without a user having to go download the latest e_setup.exe and run the installer themselves.

      3 votes
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      • Multiline Find and Replace Boxes

        I'd like to be able to paste multiple lines into the find and the replace boxes. In TextEdit these boxes are one line by default, but can easily be expanded to hold any number of lines.

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        • Project folder changes

          What I would really like to see in the projevy folder and would make a big difference in usability for me:

          - Project folder on the side should show the status of files and tell the user if they are open or not. For example, files that are open are bolded. I am used to using the folder panel and rarely look at the tabs at the top of the window.

          - Files that are opened and have unsaved changes should show that in the project folder. For example, they could be bold red. The little dot on the tab…

          5 votes
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          • Fix color highlighting after undoing a comment block

            Seen at least in JavaScript, writing a comment block starter ( /* ) and then performing an Undo will break syntax highlighting on code that was after the /* was written. This is very annoying!

            Ex:
            var blah = foo();
            /* <- write this here and then press Undo
            var blah2 = foo2(); // Watch as this text goes white after the Undo

            3 votes
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            • E should really save session data periodically (tabs & folder tree)

              Since we use e as a productivity tool, this is something that personally I consider foundamental.
              As e ofter crash, it is really painful having to reopen tabs and folder in project pane.

              Please please implement this status saving functionality instead of focus on new features, like the diff tool

              Thanks

              16 votes
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              • 3 votes
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                • Scroll below end of document

                  Using the mouse wheel should allow me to scroll the document far enough to where the end of the document ends up at the top. This feature (as seen in TextPad) allows me to scroll enough to view the end of the document to a comfortable viewing area in the middle, rather than at the bottom of the screen.

                  54 votes
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                  • Enable/Disable Cursor Beyond EOL (End Of Line)

                    An option in the settings window to enable or disable Cursor Beyond EOL (End Of Line) so we can move the cursor freely through the entire editor. Some editors also have "Cursor Beyond EOF" option (End Of File).

                    10 votes
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                    • Keystroke to jump to next capital letter.

                      In textmate, control-arrow jumps to the next capital letter in the line. This helps with camelCase style variables, etc.

                      Would this be posssible? I don't see it listed in the documents.

                      6 votes
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                      • be able to chose theme based on file types

                        It is simple: Certain themes are better for certain languages. For instance I would love to use the theme titled "RailCasts" for CSS because of the great highlighting and coloration. But I would rather use "Monokai" or "Sunburst" for html and "IdleFingers" for PHP....

                        Enough said. It's a simple concept

                        27 votes
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                        • FTP action queue (Program not hanging when uploading)

                          As of now, when you are working on a remote project, the program will halt/lock/freeze, when an FTP action is in progress. That means, when you save a file, you cant do anything until it is completely uploaded, or when you unfold a folder in the treeview, the program will hang until it is finished.

                          This progress, for some reason, often takes quite a few seconds.

                          If these actions could be added to a FTP queue, you would have the possibility to work on other files while the current file is uploaded, or whatever is taking so long time with…

                          39 votes
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                          • Search results

                            When you do a search, it would be nice to have an optional list of the number of occurances, line numbers for each occurance, etc.

                            7 votes
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                            • Invisible Characters should be optional

                              There needs to be an option to disable the 'invisibles' being visible in a document. Things like tab, space, carriage return. Selecting the text should also not show these.

                              13 votes
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                              • Clutterfree, zoomable history panel for undos/redos

                                The current implemenation of redo is pretty unusable most of the time, since the nodetree grows rampant fast.

                                I'm not even sure, if I really understood how it actually works. So, please... don't make me think about it, when redoing actions. ;)

                                6 votes
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                                  Understood. I can get confusing at times. Once you really do understand how it works, though, it’s invaluable. It’s worth learning it. Try leaving the panel open docked to the side of the windows and play around with it to see how it grows and branches. This is how I learnt to deal with it.

                                • Elastic Tabstops

                                  Help bring about the end of the war between tabs and spaces! Elastic tabstops have the best features of both:

                                  http://nickgravgaard.com/elastictabstops/

                                  21 votes
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                                  • CTRL + R to rename variables.

                                    I've used net beans before and I love the CTRL + R feature. It allows you to rename all instances of the same variable, making refactoring code a lot easier.

                                    7 votes
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                                    • Typing down-arrow should move cursor down (not sideways)

                                      Currently, when the current line is longer than the line below, pressing the down-arrow key causes the cursor to move to the end of the line below. Similarly, moving down into the virtual area of a tab expansion causes the cursor to move to start of the tab expansion. It would be nice to provide an option so that pressing down-arrow always only moves the cursor down, potentially into virtual space.

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                                      • 6 votes
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                                        • Match directories in "Go to File" dialog

                                          When trying to find a file using the "Go to File" dialog, I'd like e to match whole path, not only file name.

                                          In many web frameworks you've got equal file names and only file path is different.

                                          Results list should also contain full path, not just the file name.

                                          9 votes
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