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Edit text files in Google Drive
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Overview
Text Editor is a free app that allows you to create, open, and edit text files on your computer and Google Drive.

All standard text editor features are supported, including syntax highlighting, font size, word wrap, tabs and spaces, printing, undo/redo, keyboard shortcuts, and more.

Standard image editor features are supported including crop, rotate, resize, conversion, and color filters.

How to use Text & Photo Editor
First, select a text file or photo from your computer, Google Drive, or GMail attachment.
The file will be displayed in your browser where you can then make any changes or edits.
After edits are made, press the "Save to Drive" button to save the edited file back to Google Drive.
Download a copy of the file to your computer or device using the "Download" button.

About Text & Photo Editor
This app will open a text file or photo of your choice, letting you make changes and save back them to Google Drive or your computer.
Text & Photo Editor can open all text files types including TXT, CSV, HTML, XML, and CSS as well as code files such as C++, Java, Python, and JSON.
Text & Photo Editor can open all image formats including JPEG, PNG, GIF, and TIF.
Keyboard shortcuts are supported; press the "Keyboard" icon in the toolbar to display a list of all keyboard shortcuts.
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Text Editor will ask for the permissions shown below. Learn more
Text Editor will need access to your Google account
This will allow Text Editor to :
See, edit, create, and delete only the specific Google Drive files you use with this app
Connect itself to your Google Drive
See your primary Google Account email address
See your personal info, including any personal info you've made publicly available
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A User of Text Editor
December 6, 2013
App cannot load newlines from existing files (Windows-style CRLF), sometimes hangs on load, appearing complete but going back to loading as soon as I edit anything. If it manages to load, the UI consists of white text with no background and is unreadable. IE9 on Windows 7.
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A User of Text Editor
October 14, 2019
I used to love Drive Notepad, it was a great on-the-fly editor for when I was in college and didn't have my laptop to access VS Code or Sublime Text (yay for colleges not providing A PROGRAMMING STAPLE GEEEEEEZ). Anyway, something happened, apparently Drive Notepad is malware now? Idk, Google blocked it and it won't authorize, so it's USELESS NOW. Hmmph, off to find an alternative to use with Drive I suppose.
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A User of Text Editor
March 18, 2013
It is a very helpful app for programming websites, automatically coloring elements on html, css and js documents, but the app crashes a lot, at least 6 out of 10 times, especially when trying to save a modified document. If this bug was to be fixed, the app would definitely will get a five star rate from my side.
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A User of Text Editor
June 28, 2013
At this point I can only give it a single star since it hangs at the permission page and you can't accept it. It looks like something I could use, but until i can get past the initial permissions I will have to remain at 1 star. I see that it takes hours to be updated in the list of programs perhaps that has something to do with It I don't know.
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A User of Text Editor
May 10, 2016
The note taking is ok just don't like the file handling part. Does not show the path just a bunch of file names. Makes it kind of difficult to find files.
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Kevin Jordan
March 13, 2013
It was a great application, and very useful. however it no longer "opens" any file types. Keep getting this an error along the lines of: "Sorry, an error occurred while opening this file. Please try again. [Q_TnIA]" I have tried reinstalling but still doesn't work. If resolved I will update my review and improve the rating.
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A User of Text Editor
October 15, 2018
Would not ask for authorization so completely useless. Abandoned, last updated 2016? DO NOT USE THIS.
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A User of Text Editor
December 17, 2015
Great application for LaTeX enthusiastic in note taking. I would give 5-star if a list-view of searches could be provided. External window would be great for that. Now, I having problems with files of >1000 lines.
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A User of Text Editor
April 15, 2018
I used to like love this app but now refuses to "authorize." It is now unable to edit documents and is entirely useless.
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A User of Text Editor
March 4, 2015
Great app for simple coding, because of syntax recognition and compatibility. Easy to use, decent options.
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