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Overview

A text editor for Chrome OS and Chrome.

Text.app is a simple text editor for Chrome OS and Chrome. It's fast, lets you open multiple files at once, has syntax highlighting, and saves to Google Drive on Chrome OS. File bugs: https://github.com/GoogleChrome/text-app/issues Version 0.8.4: - Fixed performance of "Find" feature Version 0.8.3: - Fix cursor type when hovering - Fix showing drop location when dragging text - Increase undo history size Version 0.8 - Upgraded the editor from CodeMirror v5.39.0 to v6 - Updated all of the file type handlers. Syntax highlighting will look different for some files - Deleted Screen reader mode because CodeMirror 6 has better screen reader support - Make Find's Previous result and Next result buttons only appear when there are search results Version 0.7.14 - Added a link showing the keyboard shortcuts (in Settings) - Improved keyboard navigation in the menu - Fixed a bug affecting some keyboard shortcuts when caps lock is on Version 0.7 - Improved the contrast of line numbers and file name text - Added languages: English (United Kingdom), Spanish (Latin America) Version 0.6.5 - Fixed emoji handling for multicharacter emojis Version 0.6.1 - Refreshed App Icons Version 0.5.186 - Added screenreader mode to settings. Flipping this on turns off syntax highlighting, smart tab, line numbers and various other visual settings but greatly improves screenreader behavior. - Removed option to turn on analytics, removed all analytics code. - Added support for files with "xht", "xhtm" and "xhtml" extensions. - Removed behavior where doing control + s while caps lock was on would trigger a save as operation instead of a save operation. - Added langauge support for Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish Version 0.5.167 - Reverted support for kiosk mode due to bugs it introduced Version 0.5.167 - Support for kiosk mode - Improved screen reader support - Disabled zoom shortcut ctrl+scroll Version 0.5.161 - Support for opening .eml extension files Version 0.5.160 - Language support added for: da, de, en-GB, es, es-419, fi, fr, fr-CA, it, ja, ko, nl, no, pl, ru, sv - Dark theme header bar styling changes - Transition animations added Version 0.5.157 - UI Update Material Design - Add warning for unsaved progress on close using shortcut - Bug fix: translated messages not working - Bug fix: fail to focus already open window on launch - Other minor bug fixes Version 0.5.96 - Bug fix: scroll jumping back Version 0.5.89 - Bug fix and metrics Version 0.5.87 - Fix bug: Save As from app close warning not working Version 0.5.83 - Warn for unsaved tabs on app close - Fix right click deselects text bug - Fix build errors Version 0.5.68 - Mimic Sublime default Tab behaviour Version 0.5.62 - Chinese translation by @LarkinZero - Portugese translation by @sergiois - Bug fixes. Version 0.5.39 - Bug fixes Version 0.5.12 - Fix syntax highlighting in Monokai. - Add Ctrl-Shift-W shortcut to close window. Version 0.5.7 - Shows how many matching search results. - Remove old implementation of autosave feature. - Fix keyboard navigation in confirmation dialog. - Use newer version of CodeMirror library. - Suggest 'txt' extension for the newly created files. - Display 'Loading...' notification when loading a file. - Switch to the previous tab using Ctrl-Shift-Tab. Version 0.4.90 - Reopen files on startup. - Suggest the filename for new files. - Show file path when hovering on tab name. - Bug fixes. Version 0.4.53 - Switch from Ace to CodeMirror editor component. - Make left panel resizable and remember the state. - Report errors while saving file. - Add an option to translate tabs to spaces. - Underscore the matching bracket. - Add an option to turn on/off smart indentation. - Fixed several bugs. Version 0.4.18 - Fixed a saving bug for M-30 canary. Version 0.4.12 - Bug fixes and UI tweaks Version 0.4.1 - Rolled a new version of the underlying code editor - No longer matching to *.* file extensions on Chrome OS - Visual tweaks to title bar - Bug fixes Version 0.3.16 - Change font size with Ctrl-+ / Ctrl-- - Add an option to switch line numbers on/off. - Change shortcut for opening sidebar from Ctrl-Space to Alt-Space. - Disable autosave until the relevant issue in Chrome is resolved.

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Basir WahediMar 13, 2024

5 stars it's a good one!!!

8 out of 13 people found this helpful
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Amanda BMar 11, 2024

I 1000% have to agree with Jim, NO AUTO-SAVE!!!! I've had no issue with this until now I've been using constantly because it is a great text editor. I spent an entire day on 1 assignment, and was so glad to have it finally done, but I was so tired I forgot to plug my laptop in, you can only imagine how devastated I was, still kind of am. No auto save is an absolute deal breaker w/ ADHD remembering little things like that I'm oblivious to, especially when it's part of every other writing app. ... Show more

18 out of 22 people found this helpful
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Jim Brid574 (JB)Feb 28, 2024

Very good basic text editor with one major flaw, *****no auto save******

14 out of 19 people found this helpful

Details

  • Version
    0.8.4
  • Updated
    November 30, 2023
  • Offered by
    text.app
  • Size
    540KiB
  • Languages
    19 languages
  • Developer
    Google LLC
    1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy Mountain View, CA 94043 US
    Email
    chromeos-apps-support@google.com
  • Trader
    This developer has identified itself as a trader per the definition from the European Union.

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