Text Text

A text editor for Chrome OS and Chrome.

Rating: 4.03 (1,294)
Users: 10,000,000+
Version: 0.6.5 (Last updated: 2021-05-21)
Size: 373.76K
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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:

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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