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Kate Puts Other Text Editors to Shame

Feb 25, 2010, 14:02 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Germain)

"As communication becomes more Web-centric, text editors become more essential writing tools. Blocks of text get tweaked with HTML codes to provide a more graphical appearance. So good text editors are those with many of the same features found in word processors, only without the added formatting and graphic components.

"Kate Text Editor

"One of the best text editors for anyone who handles a heavy flow of words is the Kate Text Editor. This is one my two favorite text-writing apps. (The other is Geany Text Editor.) Unless I need a final copy in a polished printout, Kate is a more convenient choice than a full-fledged word processor.

"Kate is a multi-document editor that grew from a rewritten version of the KWrite editing widget of the KDE desktop. Even if you run the more standard Gnome desktop in your Linux distro, Kate runs just fine. The few required KDE libraries that Kate needs are bundled in the installation package."

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