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Q: text editor ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: text editor
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: lenherr-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 05 Sep 2006 09:25 PDT
Expires: 05 Oct 2006 09:25 PDT
Question ID: 762393
Need a text editor that will let me delete selected columns

Clarification of Question by lenherr-ga on 05 Sep 2006 10:02 PDT
i.e. selected text in a (.tst) file. text may be limited to a selected
column or rectangular square.

Request for Question Clarification by rainbow-ga on 05 Sep 2006 10:20 PDT
Please take a look at this text editor and let me know if it suits your needs:


UltraEdit can?
- Add line numbers
- Add left and right margins
- Add headers and footers
- Add word wrapping and formatting
- Insert and remove columns
- Delete lines or columns
- Delete HTML and extra white space characters
- Sort in a variety of ways
- Count or remove duplicate lines


Request for Question Clarification by rainbow-ga on 05 Sep 2006 10:26 PDT
Here's another that's free:

Crimson Editor

Column mode editing
   - copy and paste rectangular selections.
   - switch between column mode and line mode. (Alt+C)

Looking forward to hearing your views.

Subject: Re: text editor
Answered By: rainbow-ga on 05 Sep 2006 11:12 PDT
Rated:4 out of 5 stars
Hi lenherr,

After downloading and trying out the Crimson Editor, I am certain this
program will suit your purposes.

Crimson Editor

To delete selected text in a colum or rectangle:
In the top menu, Select Edit > Column Mode. Highlight the text you want to delete.

You may also be interested in reviews of various text editors found here:

Search criteria:
"text editor" delete column 

I hope this is helpful. If you have any questions regarding my answer
please don't hesitate to ask before rating.

Best regards,
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