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Textpad help

raju vegiraju
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Joined: Sep 24, 2002
Posts: 5
Is it possible to open a project in Textpad
Mark Howard
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Joined: Feb 14, 2001
Posts: 285
I don't think so. TextPad is a just a sophisticated (customisable) editor with some support for compiling and running Java programs and Applets.
Dirk Schreckmann
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Joined: Dec 10, 2001
Posts: 7023
From my limited experience with TextPad, I'd suspect that mark is correct. I never noticed an ability to create a project or workspace in TextPad.


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raju vegiraju
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Joined: Sep 24, 2002
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Can anyone of you suggest me the best editor for opening projects
Norm Miller
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Joined: May 21, 2002
Posts: 56
I think you want an IDE rather than an editor.
Michael Matola
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TextPad lets you set up "workspaces" under File | Workspace.
Rene Larsen
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Joined: Oct 12, 2001
Posts: 1179

You can make a 'workspace' in TextPad like this:
Go to 'File->Workspace->Save As'. Add/open some files and save the Workspace again.
Rene
[ October 29, 2002: Message edited by: Rene Larsen ]

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Mark Howard
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Raju
There's a free IDE called GEL which you can download from this website. I haven't used IDE's myself much, so I'm not sure how to rate it. But it does allow you to set up projects, hook into your currently installed SDK, code-completion, tracing facilities, etc.
Might be worth a go
 
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