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Re: So, what editor do you guys use?

#16 Post by trooper6 » Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:41 pm

Sublime Text costs $70. It'd have to be much more awesome than Editra for me to shell out for it.
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Re: So, what editor do you guys use?

#17 Post by Arowana » Sun Mar 12, 2017 10:30 pm

trooper6 wrote:Sublime Text costs $70. It'd have to be much more awesome than Editra for me to shell out for it.
You can use Sublime in trial mode indefinitely if you don't want to pay for a license. As far as I know, the trial version has all the same features. You just get a popup once in a while asking you to purchase a license. I've only seen it once or twice so far, so I don't find it that annoying.

I've tried using Editra, but it has issues on Macs. :cry: Maybe I will try Atom too in the future.
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Re: So, what editor do you guys use?

#18 Post by Sleepy » Sun Mar 12, 2017 10:44 pm

Arowana wrote:
trooper6 wrote:
I've tried using Editra, but it has issues on Macs. :cry: Maybe I will try Atom too in the future.
Really? I'm also a mac user but I've never had issues with editra.

Occasionally if I try launching a script via ren'py to editra it'll crash but it always works on a reload.
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Re: So, what editor do you guys use?

#19 Post by trooper6 » Sun Mar 12, 2017 10:50 pm

I'm also a Mac user and haven't had trouble with Editra on a Mac.

Side question: how would one find the Renpy plugin for Sublime text if I wanted to try it out?
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Re: So, what editor do you guys use?

#20 Post by Arowana » Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:10 pm

Sleepy wrote: Really? I'm also a mac user but I've never had issues with editra.

Occasionally if I try launching a script via ren'py to editra it'll crash but it always works on a reload.
Hmm strange, maybe it's my computer then? I'm experiencing the same issues that were described here (I have a retina display too, if that's what's causing it). The font problem in particular is a deal breaker for me - my eyesight is terrible, so I need to increase the font size a lot.
trooper6 wrote:Side question: how would one find the Renpy plugin for Sublime text if I wanted to try it out?
You can find it under RenpyLanguage in the package installer (Tools -> Command Palette -> Package Control: Install Package -> search for RenpyLanguage). It was actually developed by Zetsubou here on LSF, so they're probably a good person to ask if you have questions. :)
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Re: So, what editor do you guys use?

#21 Post by Zetsubou » Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:08 am

I'm using Sublime Text. Fast and extensible, with all of the features I need.
Arowana wrote:You can use Sublime in trial mode indefinitely if you don't want to pay for a license. As far as I know, the trial version has all the same features. You just get a popup once in a while asking you to purchase a license. I've only seen it once or twice so far, so I don't find it that annoying.
IIRC, the trial is indefinite, with all of the same features. The limitations are that you can't run dev builds (so you need to wait for new features to trickle down) and you get a popup every 100 saves. (Might be 50, idk)
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trooper6 wrote:Side question: how would one find the Renpy plugin for Sublime text if I wanted to try it out?
You can find it under RenpyLanguage in the package installer (Tools -> Command Palette -> Package Control: Install Package -> search for RenpyLanguage). It was actually developed by Zetsubou here on LSF, so they're probably a good person to ask if you have questions. :)
I think you need to install the package manager first. Simple enough to do though.
https://packagecontrol.io/installation

There are a couple of things I haven't yet added to the RenpyLanguage plugin (anything new since 6.99.12.2, syntax highlighting for the new GUI scheme), but overall it's fairly complete.
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Re: So, what editor do you guys use?

#22 Post by zankizuna » Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:18 am

I just got a copy of Sublime 2.0 and use it for rpy... no package installation happened whatsoever.
:O the colors are still there, though. (y)

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#23 Post by Tempus » Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:18 pm

Just dropping in to say I got so pissed off with WebStorm that I switched back to Notepad++ then got mad at that too and tried Sublime Text 3 and it's really nice! Only have a couple days experience with it but it's great so far. Thanks for mentioning that.
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#24 Post by indoneko » Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:22 pm

Ok, I was tempted by Tempus' comment about Sublime and tried the portable version of it. It's nice... but I wonder if I could add any command to the right-click menu (like... for example, the toggle block comment which is available by right-clicking in Notepad++ ).

@zankizuna : you need to copy the package control first into the "Installed Packages" folder of your sublime text directory. Download it here :
https://packagecontrol.io/Package%20Con ... me-package

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Tools -> Command Palette -> Package Control: Install Package -> search for RenpyLanguage
Make sure your internet connection is running, and set your firewall to allow sublime text to connect to the internet.
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#25 Post by Zetsubou » Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:53 pm

indoneko wrote:Ok, I was tempted by Tempus' comment about Sublime and tried the portable version of it. It's nice... but I wonder if I could add any command to the right-click menu (like... for example, the toggle block comment which is available by right-clicking in Notepad++ ).
You can (judging by the fact that JSHint has added itself to my right click menu). I haven't looked into how to do it though.
Tempus wrote:Just dropping in to say I got so pissed off with WebStorm that I switched back to Notepad++ then got mad at that too and tried Sublime Text 3 and it's really nice! Only have a couple days experience with it but it's great so far. Thanks for mentioning that.
Make sure to look through the plugins available. There are a lot to sift through, but a little bit of googling helps to find what's worth installing.
Things like running lint on save, automatically compiling templates, etc. has definitely been a big help for web development.
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Re: So, what editor do you guys use?

#26 Post by Tempus » Sat Mar 18, 2017 4:26 am

Zetsubou wrote:Make sure to look through the plugins available. There are a lot to sift through, but a little bit of googling helps to find what's worth installing.
Oh, I had to look through the plugins immediately to do the most important thing: choose a theme :D Really nice how easy it is to do that once you get the hang of it. The only (minor) gripe I really have so far is the expand selection commands don't really do what I want, nor do any plugins. I may have to look into writing my own.
indoneko wrote:Ok, I was tempted by Tempus' comment about Sublime and tried the portable version of it. It's nice... but I wonder if I could add any command to the right-click menu (like... for example, the toggle block comment which is available by right-clicking in Notepad++ ).
There's a shortcut for this -- select the text you wanna comment out and press shift+ctrl+/ to put it in a block comment. You can also comment out the line your cursor is on (without selecting anything) by pressing ctrl+/

Incidentally, a good way of finding the shortcuts for stuff is to go to preferences > key bindings then text search (ctrl+f) the left column (i.e., the default key bindings) for what you're interested in.
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Re: So, what editor do you guys use?

#27 Post by mard » Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:39 pm

gedit for pretty much everything.
Tend to be a bit quiet, but will help where I can.

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#28 Post by PetrolJunk » Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:15 pm

i use Notepad++ for everything so i made user-defined language for Renpy in it. I was going to post all the keywords i found so far on this board but as there are so many i didn't want it to appear as a huge wall of text. i'm new to the board so i wasn't sure if that would be an okay thing to do.

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#29 Post by sasquatchii » Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:21 pm

Editra - it was what Ren'Py recommended to me and I've been using it for a few years! I like it and I'm used to it now, so changing to anything else would be traumatic xD
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#30 Post by Katy133 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:21 pm

I use Editra, but I set the text colours to "Dessert" (Under topbar menu --> Tools --> Style Editor), so that it's less bright and easier to read for long periods of time.
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