Using alternate editors

You can use a text editor other than the one included with the IDE; however, you will lose the integration of the various views and perspectives. For example, within the text editor of the IDE, you can:

For more information about the features of the text editor included with the IDE, see Concepts > Editors and Reference > Preferences > Text Editors in the Workbench User's Guide.

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Changing editors
Refreshing the resources
Disabling automatic syntax annotation highlighting
Refreshing the resources