Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 13:43:46 -0500
Reply-To: Wensui Liu <liuwensui@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Wensui Liu <liuwensui@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Alternative Program Editors for Windows (not UltraEdit)
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i've been using vim for years and love it.
On Dec 12, 2007 1:00 PM, Michael Davis <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hello SAS-L Friends,
> As I discovered to my chagrin, UltraEdit does not play nice with the
> Windows environment at my new benevolent employer. It causes
> problems with the network paths so my drive mappings disappear.
> Since I have not used UE before, the business wisdom is to pick another
> tool rather than exercise chutzpah (telling my new IT friends that I must
> use a tool that I have lived without for a couple decades).
> So in the Windows (XP) environment, has anyone on SAS-L been using an
> external GUI program editor with SAS other than UE that they care to
> recommend? The two big features for me would be syntax color-coding
> and the ability to submit SAS in batch from the editor.
> Searching the archives, I identified Zeus for Windows and EMACS (ESS)
> as possible candidates.
> Thanks in advance.
> Michael L. Davis
Statistical Project Manager
ChoicePoint Precision Marketing