# aliquote

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Yes, it seems like another post about the best editor for the Mac. I spent two months using Textmate as my main editor for various stuff, but mainly tex and R editing. I always used Emacs before, but I decided to give Textmate a try, juste once again. Note that I am using the MacOSized version of Emacs, namely Aquamacs.

Hereafter, I enumerate useful functionalities that are expected when using a text editor for coding or text editing (I emphasized the conjunction because my own texts mostly are in text or tex mode). For keybinding, I use the convention from Emacs and Textmate communities, where M means the meta or escape () key, C the control () key and A the alt () key.

 Action Emacs Textmate switching buffer/window C-x b ⌘/⌘~ filling mode M-Qauto-fill-mode or fill-region ⌃-Q forward/backward search C-s and C-r ⌃-s and ⌃⇧s rectangular selection (1) C-x r r, (2) C-x r k, (3) C-x r y kill-rectangle, copy-rectangle-to-register, yank-rectangle press ⌥ while selecting with the mouse code folding M-1 C-x \$ assign to selective-display the value 1 F1` or click the opening or closing arrow in the gutter