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  1. text output option for commands

    so ruby stack dumps (on bundle script errors) respect the carrage return character which is ignored in html

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    • project window context menu should have editor actions

      ...like
      New File
      Add Existing Files...
      Rename...
      Remove Selected Files...
      etc.
      even let you do bundle commands (like run RSpec)

      4 votes
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      • Split editor

        A feature similar to MS Word that would allow you to split your editor window in two so you can edit more that one part of the script at the same time.

        An example would be the ability to edit line 500 while still referencing line 24 in a split window.

        76 votes
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        • Code Insight

          snippets are ok, but what really would make me use this product is the addition of code insight. currently using eclipse with the cfeclipse plugin and it's very easy to use type in cfquery then hit the space bar and have a list of the attributes that are for that tag be displayed and selectable. saves me tons of typing and having to remember all those cryptic snippet commands.

          13 votes
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          • command line interface

            An awesome feature IMO will consit of a command line interface like in Emacs/Vim.

            In this command line you could invoke actions on file, project, view, etc: like open file, open a project, run the current file, spli the current view, hide/show the project pane , ...

            This command line could also have filename, project key word or actions completion ...

            It's very handy to use the keyboard rathet than the mouse.
            All power texteditor have this so ... E must have one !

            3 votes
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            • Visual Studio-style auto-completion

              Currently I have to press escape to show auto-completion options. This is a highly repetitive (and a problem as a sufferer of RSI) since I potentially want to auto-complete every word I type.

              My suggestion is for the auto-completion list box to appear automatically whenever there is one or more possible completions after typing the first character of a word, as it is done in Visual Studio.

              98 votes
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              • intergrated ssh client that follows ftp current directory

                To allow one to do more complicated remote server interaction while editing/creating server files related to web frameworks like and including django.

                47 votes
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                • 6 votes
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                    under review  ·  Adam VandenbergAdam Vandenberg responded

                    This can be done, but it’s confusing as you have to open the search panel with “CTRL-SHIFT-F” instead of just “CTRL-F”. Thinking about a better UI for this…

                  • Simple CSS grouping like CSSEdit

                    Whenever developing at home on my Mac I'm using TextMate & CSSEdit, and when going back to my work (Windows) environment E TextEditor fills 80% of my needs nicely.
                    The thing I do *really* miss is the grouping of CSS styles as per CSSEdit. To have this in e would be amazing!

                    See the screenshot here:
                    http://macrabbit.com/cssedit/screenshots/MainSource.jpg

                    <img src="http://macrabbit.com/cssedit/screenshots/MainSource.jpg&quot; />

                    3 votes
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                    • remove trailling spaces when saving

                      Remove trailling spaces when pressing on CTRL+S

                      Could be an option of course :-)

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                      • Document Map

                        I really like the idea of the Minimap tool in Sublime Text (http://www.sublimetext.com/). Could the Symbols feature in E be extended somehow to have a Document Map view that could highlight the detected symbols, as well as serving as an overall visual of the text document?

                        29 votes
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                        • Pressing END should jump to the end of the *visual* line

                          1. Standard behaviour for END is to jump to the end of a line, but if that line is wrapped, then the caret jumps to the end of the visual line that I'm on, not to the end of the actual line, which is what E does.

                          2. On a single line with following tabs/spaces, pressing END key should jump to the end of the visual line too, not to the end of whitespace, just like he HOME key does.

                          28 votes
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                          • Bind Local and Remote Projects

                            I love working remotely, but I wish I could save a local copy at the same time so I don't have to download the entire project each time.

                            25 votes
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                            • fullscreen

                              just a fullscreen mode.

                              simple enough :)

                              87 votes
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                              • E without cygwin!

                                cygwin is great but It's a bit slow on windows, and feels like an uninvited guest in this environment. it would be great to have E editor working directly with windows shell. if ruby, python or any other scripting languages are needed they could be installed directly on windows.
                                I know, technically, this might not be possible due to E architecture but if you are also pissed off with cygwin part of E you can show it by voting for this feature request!

                                112 votes
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                                  Update: http://e-texteditor.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=13090#13090

                                  When you say you would like “E without Cygwin”, do you mean you would like the option to remove Cygwin and/or prevent it from installing entirely, thus accepting the fact that most, if not all, of the Bundle Commands will cease to work? Or do you mean you would like all of the Bundle Commands that are provided with E to work in Windows Native mode, thus completely negating the need for Cygwin?

                                  Given that most, if not all, of the Bundles are a product of the Textmate community, rather than the TextMate developer, I think it is unrealistic to expect the one and only E developer, i.e., Alexander, to port them all. Additionally, who would then port any subsequent updates to the TextMate bundles? Really, it should be up to the E community to port any Bundles it feels could benefit from being “Windows Native”.

                                • Reload Now button should use address from address bar

                                  It currently uses the url that it was opened with in the first place.

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                                  • Switch for Web Preview to only refresh when file is saved

                                    Provide a switch (like the sticky switch) to only refresh/reload the Web Preview when a file is saved. This is really useful when editing remote files on a hosted server over a slow network connection.

                                    7 votes
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                                    • Being Able to save and load projects

                                      which has all the projects setting embedded into project file

                                      123 votes
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                                        under review  ·  Adam VandenbergAdam Vandenberg responded

                                        Can you be more specific? How would you like such a feature to behave, exactly? Project settings are already embedded into a .eprj file in the project root.

                                      • Linux Version

                                        Many people have already suggested they would like a Linux version of E. Alexander has stated that it is something he would eventually like to do. Add your support and/or comments for the idea here.

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