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text editor

noun, Computers.
a program for editing stored documents, performing such functions as adding, deleting, or moving text.
Origin of text editor
First recorded in 1970-75
Related forms
text-editing, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Readers who want to see the corrections can do so by looking at the html code in a text editor.

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    Desmond Byrne

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