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An advanced text editor based on regular expressions


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Programmers and system administrators will find TextWrangler to be the perfect tool for working with text files.

This is an advanced editor that has everything you need to facilitate the composition of source code in multiple programming languages. Specifically, TextWrangler provides syntax coloring for HTML/XHTML, XML, PHP, JavaScript, Perl, Python, Ruby, Lua, Java, ANSI C, C++ and Objective-C.

It offers different functions based on regular expressions. One of them, find and replace, is very convenient to edit data files stored in plain text. TextWrangler also allows you to compare differences in files and merge files together. In addition, it supports Perl regular expressions.

TextWrangler integrates with Xcode as an external editor and supports AppleScript. It includes a Shebang! menu which provides direct access to UNIX scripting environments. Files made with TextWrangler can be saved in the end file formats for Mac, Unix, DOS and Unicode.

For Mac 10.4 or later. Mac OS X Panther (10.3.5) users can download TextWrangler 2.1.3.