Text editors can be split into two main categories by their features and this category has plenty of tools for each:
Very basic, Notepad replacement tools that simply aim to improve/fix the most obvious flaws found in Windows' own, integrated text editor, known as Notepad. These tools don't offer bells and whistles, but focus on being light, efficient and easy-to-use.
Full-blown programmer-grade text editors that are aimed for developers and people who need highly customizable and versatile text editing environment, spiced with macros, tons of configuration options, code high-lighting and more.
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