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Re: st: Substitute for Notepad++ for editing Stata files in Linux.


From   Jorge Eduardo Pérez Pérez <perez.jorge@ur.edu.co>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Substitute for Notepad++ for editing Stata files in Linux.
Date   Mon, 23 May 2011 11:23:10 -0400

Thanks to everyone for their suggestions.
_______________________
Jorge Eduardo Pérez Pérez




On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 10:21 PM, Bert Jung <bjung59@gmail.com> wrote:
> Jorge,
>
> (1) A partial solution is the plugin NppFTP which lets you save
> do-files directly onto your Linux server.  You can type in your
> Windows NPP and save to the server, but you will have to execute
> manually.
>
> (2) It may be possible to write a NppExec program to save *and*
> execute your do-file on the server.  I think you can call an external
> ssh program like PuTTY and pass on command and the relevant file name.
>  Maybe this post will offer some guidance:
>
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/npp-plugins/forums/forum/672146/topic/3300491
>
> (3) For your Linux desktop you could try installing NPP via the WINE
> emulator.  I noticed the following instructions:
>
> "How to use Notepad++ in Linux from terminal – Part 1",
> http://www.bytechip.com/2011/05/how-to-notepad-linux-from-terminal/
>
>
> I haven't tried items (2) and (3) myself but would be interested to
> know if you can make it work...
>
> Cheers,
> Bert
>
>
> On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 7:21 PM, Tiago V. Pereira
> <tiago.pereira@mbe.bio.br> wrote:
>> Dear Jorge,
>>
>> Scite is the Notepad++'s father, and it is exactly what you are looking
>> for. Even though it does not have all the features that Notepad++ has, it
>> works very well. You need to log as root to run scripts within Scite.
>>
>> To install it, open the terminal and type:
>>
>> sudo apt-get install scite
>>
>> Cheers!
>>
>> Tiago
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -------------------------------------------------------
>> Dear Statalist.
>>
>> I have used Notepad ++ to edit do files for a couple of years now.
>> Occasionally I work with Stata under Ubuntu on my computer or on the
>> Linux Server at work (I just open Stata there, I have no idea what
>> distribution of Linux that computer is running)
>>
>> Editing do-files in the built-in editor on Linux without syntax
>> highlighting is driving me crazy. However, I do not want to swith to
>> Emacs or Vim since I am very happy with Notepad ++ and only use Linux
>> occasionally.
>>
>> Having said that, which editor would you recommend to edit do files
>> under Linux? Ideally it would be
>>
>> 1. As close to Notepad ++ as possible
>> 2. Able to execute pieces of code from within the editor.
>> On the second point, I read a couple of previous posts and I also
>> checked the review in the Boston College website (which seems
>> outdated), and I am getting the feeling that nobody has written code
>> to do that under Linux, but I might have missed something.
>>
>> I also know that Notepad ++ runs under Wine. However I think the
>> Notepad++-Stata integration will not work in that case. Has anyone
>> tried that?
>>
>> Thank you for your suggestions.
>> _______________________
>> Jorge Eduardo Pérez Pérez
>>
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