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Pro Fast and features macros
Text Pad is fast and supports macros for easy handling of repetitive tasks
Pro Highly efficient
Textpad can handle large text files very quickly.
Pro Search and Replace
Excellent regex functions to manipulate data in large text based (csv,php,etc) files
Pro Easy to get started, especially for Java
When you require a minimal learning curve and a quick start to writing code, TextPad is one of the best choices. Especially for small Java projects, TextPad is the go-to editor for me.
Pro Large number of syntax highlighting add-ons
It's easy to add a new syntax highlighted language to TextPad.
Con Disappointing keyboard shortcuts
The keyboard shortcuts in Textpad are a little dated.