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Re: DOS Editor
« Reply #15 on: November 12, 2014, 07:21:23 AM »
I don't remember, Gunther - been many years since I used it

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Re: DOS Editor
« Reply #16 on: November 12, 2014, 08:31:08 AM »
Dave,

I don't remember, Gunther - been many years since I used it

never mind, I'll figure it out.

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Re: DOS Editor
« Reply #17 on: November 12, 2014, 09:31:28 AM »
Hi Gunther,

   If worse things happen, you can always fall back to EDLIN.EXE.
It was included with Windows, at least up to XP.  At least it's small.

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Re: DOS Editor
« Reply #18 on: November 13, 2014, 04:25:33 AM »
Steve,

   If worse things happen, you can always fall back to EDLIN.EXE.

but EDLIN is a real torment, indeed.

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Re: DOS Editor
« Reply #19 on: November 26, 2014, 03:02:11 PM »

When I worked in DOS, I searched for a text editor for years, until I found QEDIT , now the semware editor jr (TSEjr) is small, FAST and uses all conventional memory (up to 570 or so kb),

you still could get it here http://www.semware.com/

hope you find it useful

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Re: DOS Editor
« Reply #20 on: November 26, 2014, 09:56:38 PM »
Hi carlos,

thank you for the link. It seems to be shareware, isn't it?

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Re: DOS Editor
« Reply #21 on: November 28, 2014, 10:44:30 AM »

Yes, it is, and wort every penny, it may be moot in this gigabyte drives era, but when you had only two 720kb floppies to hold DOS, editor, compiler and sources, it's tiny size was a life saver :)

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Re: DOS Editor
« Reply #22 on: November 28, 2014, 08:23:56 PM »
Yes, it is, and wort every penny, it may be moot in this gigabyte drives era, but when you had only two 720kb floppies to hold DOS, editor, compiler and sources, it's tiny size was a life saver :)

Yes, that's true. How much is it? Is the editor under current development?

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Re: DOS Editor
« Reply #23 on: November 29, 2014, 12:15:46 AM »
   If worse things happen, you can always fall back to EDLIN.EXE.

but EDLIN is a real torment, indeed.

Hi Gunther,

   Indeed.  I can remember using it, even if I no longer remember
what, when, or why.  Must have been an odd situation.  Similar
experience to, though not as extreme, as using vi on Unix/Linux.
At least there I remember why I used it.

   Another comment about ED.EXE from WP, the F3 key is the help
key.  Hitting F3 twice shows what other functions are associated
with the function keys.  Should have mentioned that before.  A
long ago I wrote a small tutorial, but can't seem to find it now.

   Have you any comments or come to any conclusions up to now
about any editor(s)?

Regards,

Steve N.

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Re: DOS Editor
« Reply #24 on: November 30, 2014, 07:39:16 AM »
Hi Steve,

   Have you any comments or come to any conclusions up to now
about any editor(s)?

I'm trying different editors under DOS and DOS emulations. I'll let you know about the results.

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Re: DOS Editor
« Reply #25 on: November 30, 2014, 07:45:24 AM »
Hi Gunther,

I'll let you know about the results.

   Looking forward to it.

Cheers,

Steve N.

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Re: DOS Editor
« Reply #26 on: November 13, 2015, 08:49:43 AM »
I have been using editor file browser called "dos navigator" from Russian origin. It used to be called Norton commander, it is one of the best, simple no bull shit program and allow me to work at a speed of light or close to it. I had some preference with npp but persistent update reminder  message specially after installation and launch got better if me so I don't use much.