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  • 4.0 stars

    "I can't use it, but..."

    March 21, 2005  |   By Cheapster

    Pros

    metapad is tiny and fast, and its combination of features and tools is near-perfect for my purposes. The block-editing functions are especially welcome, and the keyboard shortcuts are intuitive. It's one of the best editors I've found for cleaning up text files that have really messed-up line breaks, indents, or leading characters and spaces that have been inserted by email clients. One usually has to get a larger and more complex editor like Textpad or Notetab to get those tools.

    Cons

    The only con is a serious one for me, but won't affect most English speakers. There isn't language support for far-east characters, which I sometimes need. As long as things stay in English, everything's fine.

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