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text editor

noun, Computers.
1.
a program for editing stored documents, performing such functions as adding, deleting, or moving text.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
Related forms
text-editing, adjective
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Examples from the web for text editor
  • Press alt tab to return to your text editor or word processing program.
  • Edit the file manually using a text editor and insert the required permission.
  • In the text editor, follow the instructions for adding links to pages within your website to create a link to your new page.
  • The output file is in tab-delimited format and may be easier to view in a spreadsheet than a text editor.
  • The output file is in tab-delimited format and will be easier to view in a spreadsheet than a text editor.
  • Participants are requested to bring a laptop and have a basic text editor.
text editor in Technology
tool, text
A utility program for creating and modifying text files. This differs from a word processor in that the word processors often embed special control codes or escape sequences in the file to control formatting.
(1996-11-15)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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