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Turbo Editor Supercharges Your Device’s File Editing Functionality
File editing has never been one of the strong suites of smartphones and tablets for a variety of reasons–screen size and a lack of a physical keyboard being two predominant issues. While one can correctly state that some devices can fit the bill and handle a file editor, such as the hybrid tablets with physical keyboards or any other tablet with a Bluetooth keyboard, there’s still the issue of the absence of a powerful text editor, similar to the much acclaimed Notepad++ that desktop operating systems enjoy. Or at least, this was an issue.
In a well executed encapsulation of features offered by desktop file editors, XDA Senior Member Vlad Mihalachi has published a powerful file editor tool titled Turbo Editor. As expected of any powerful file editor, Turbo Editor offers features such as syntax highlighting, line numbering, web viewing, and more. And to top off this strong array of features, it offers a clean Material Design-like interface which lends an appealing aura, usually lacking in editors.
Head on over to the Turbo Editor application thread to get started with supercharged file editing, or view the source code to see how it works.
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