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Comments: Using Subversion via TextPad


If you edit with TextPad a lot, you probably want to keep back ups of the in between versions. Instead of making a zip at the end of the day, I recommend to use a version control system, like Subversion. Moreover, it's very easy to call it from Textpad itself, and hence you can make it part of the editing process itself.

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Thank you! I have loved Textpad for years and use it everyday for coding and data processing. Recently I tweaked the classes to create my own syntax highlighting. Anyway I was turned onto using SVN and your tutorial made it easy to tweak textpad. cheers

Posted by Dave at 20:42 GMT on 12 September 2006

It may be years since you wrote this...but thanks. It still works great and is the only resource I can find on the web about adding SVN to textpad.

Posted by Jacob Wyke at 11:04 GMT on 8 February 2011

Thanks a lot John, your instructions are very clear and this is a breeze to setup! I've been using TortoiseSVN and TextPad separately for about a year and it never dawned on me that it could be combined in such a simple way. Great stuff!

Posted by Art at 20:12 GMT on 26 July 2011

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