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4.6 out of 5

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zue cellApr 30, 2024

i wish also available on tablet . this is the best n' the longest editor i ever use .

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Paul FigueiredoMar 21, 2024

The best available natively for ChromeOS. Was using Kate through a flatpak in Crostini, and it's nice to have something comparable that runs out of the box.

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David SpaldingAug 7, 2023

I don't know why, but after a recent update to Chrome OS, this app disappeared from my Lenovo Chromebook. Argh! So glad to find it hasn't been killed off. It's my ASCII text editor of choice for Chrome OS.

7 out of 9 found this helpful
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Patrick TaggartMar 25, 2023

i would rate it higher but they have an auto launch feature on chromebook that cannot be disabled. i absolutely hate when developers try to force their product on you by including annoying features that are impossible to get around. uninstalling and not downloading this garbage again. bozos

18 out of 33 found this helpful
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Jonathan PaulNov 3, 2022

Best text editor i've ever used. and FREE. I'm bummed chrome is killing web apps, what will happen to Caret?

15 out of 22 found this helpful
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Bob CauthenOct 17, 2022

Great software... I use it quite a bit. Please update this to the latest manifest version, v3...

8 out of 14 found this helpful
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SteveMay 21, 2022

I like the editing capability. But how do I print without the line numbers down the side?

4 out of 8 found this helpful
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nick nameApr 11, 2022

thank you very much for providing this wonderful app. i've just installed it today and it worked great by now. still, i'm usually finding problems, and it would be great to allow reporting them, as github issues or any user group etc. probably due to my ignorance, caret marked some of my legitimate code as errors: 'use strict' and spread syntax ...ident_ifier, which come from es6. one more error marked code: removing the async hides the error marker. exports.up = async (knex) => { }; e... Show more

5 out of 7 found this helpful
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cir yxamJan 11, 2022

one of best [ if not BEST ] text editor for chromebook / chromebox; 1- fast on large files, 2- has line sort, 3- so far did not create any issues, 4- has font size change, 5- plenty of colour themes, 6- very easy to reduce / change user preferences & menus, 7- auto open last edited files, 8- find & replace extremely fast, 9- list paragraphs number, 10- fast TAB to SPACE change, 11- could display some control characters [ tab, space, line-end ] 12- and has many other nice futures basic use us... Show more

6 out of 7 found this helpful
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Abner DiazNov 16, 2021

Great app. I can make and edit html right from my Chromebook. Thanks devs!

2 out of 3 found this helpful
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