wiki:File Editing Software

File Editing

File Editing Software

The following are the three most commonly used editors

nano

nano is the easiest to use editor available on the clusters.

Use the following command to open a file for editing with nano:

user@host> nano filename

vim

vim is the improved version of vi with code syntax highlighting and other features useful for programming. This editor has a steep learning curve, but is very efficient.

Vim Introduction

Use the following command to open a file for editing with vim:

user@host> vim filename

emacs

emacs also has code syntax highlighting along with auto-indentation and a whole list of other advanced editing features.

Emacs Introduction

Use the following command to open a file for editing with emacs:

user@host> emacs filename

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