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Can't edit textfiles with an external app (4 posts)

  • Started 15 years ago by The JM
  • Latest reply 14 years ago from Scott McGuire
  • The JM Member

    Hi there,

    I'm looking for FTP-software that can edit files in external applications and when I save the file in that application, it must be uploaded to my server.
    I saw Fetch can do this, so I gave it a try. But when I open the preferences I can't select an external program to edit text-files. I would like to use Dreamweaver for that, but even the standard texteditor from OS X is not in the list.

    How can I solve this so I can edit textfiles with Dreamweaver? Thanks in advance.

    Posted 15 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator


    Fetch 5.3 can only use external text editors that support a special Apple Event. The supported text editors are BBEdit, TextWrangler, Smultron, SubEthaEdit, TextMate, CSSEdit, Page Spinner, skEdit, Tag, Tex-Edit Plus, AlphaX, Jedit X, mi, Pepper, and Style.

    We will look into supporting Dreamweaver in a future release.


    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 15 years ago #

  • The JM Member

    Hmm OK..I'll buy Transmit then.


    Posted 15 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator

    As a follow-up for anyone who comes across this topic while searching for an answer to an editing question: starting with Fetch 5.5, now available, Fetch supports editing any kind of file with any external application that supports opening and saving that file type. So now Fetch 5.5 supports editing text or HTML files with Dreamweaver.

    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 14 years ago #


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