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Date:         Tue, 19 Mar 1996 19:27:12 +0100
Reply-To:     Andrea Vianello <andrea@CHILD.PEDI.UNIPD.IT>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From:         Andrea Vianello <andrea@CHILD.PEDI.UNIPD.IT>
Subject:      Re: ASCII editor
Comments: cc:

You can try with PFE editor in simtel archive


Bye bye

Andrea ----------------------------------------------

At 12.04 19/03/96 U, you wrote: >Can anyone suggest a good PC-based ASCII editor? A group of programmers >who work with social science and health-related data require an editor to >view and edit raw data that come from a variety of sources. Many times >we do not receive adequate documentation for these data, i.e., file layout >for fixed format files. Our wish list of features follows: > >- large file size (limited by memory only? - ex. 2 million records) >- large record length (> 1000 bytes) >- displays column numbers >- displays line numbers >- scrolls from left to right instead of wrap >- ability to edit non-printable ASCII characters (ex. tab, line feeds) >- columnar cut and paste >- mouse support >- supports non-proportional font >- Windows clipboard support >- ability to mark blocks with mouse or line numbers >- ability to save in DOS/UNIX-Mac formats (CR-LF/CR only) >- ability to mark location within file and return to marked location > ("bookmarks") > >Any suggestions will be welcome. Please respond directly to me. > >Thank you, >Robin Schectman ( >Sheps Center for Health Services Research > > +---------------------------------------+----------------------------------- ---------+ | Andrea Vianello | "Quando stimi il tempo per fare qualcosa, | | Gruppo di Epidemiologia | prevedi tutto cio' che puo' accadere, poi | | Dipart. di Pediatria Univ. di Padova | raddoppia sempre il tempo in previsione di | | v. Giustiniani,3 - 35128 Padova-Italy | cio' che non puoi prevedere, poi ricordati | | tel 049/8213303-8213580 | che dovresti ancora tripicarlo o piu' a | | fax 049/8213502 | causa di cio' che veramente non puoi | | e-mail | prevedere" COROL. ALLA LEGGE DI MURPHY | +---------------------------------------+----------------------------------- ---------+

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