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Install Bracket Text Editor On Ubuntu Using PPA

Bracket Text Editor

Brackets, led by a team from Adobe,  is an open source text editor for web developers to edit HTML, CSS and Javascript files. It has two great features: quick edit and live preview. It was created for front end developers and designers and has a very attractive interface.

Install Bracket on Ubuntu Using PPA

Open a terminal window and run the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/brackets

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install brackets

Once installed, Bracket can be launched from Dash.

launch bracket text editor from Dash

Attractive Interface

Attractive Interface

Live Preview and Quick Edit

Live preview allows you to see your changes immediately in the browser.

Quick edit enables the user to focus on one window. Users do not have to jump from one window to another window. When your cursor is in a HTML tag, you can quickly edit the corresponding CSS by right clicking and select Quick Edit.

Bracket Quick Edit

You can also enter quick edit mode by pressing Ctrl+E when your cursor is in an HTML tag. To get out of quick edit mode, hit ESC.

Now Adobe uses Brackets to develop Brackets text editor.

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