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Text editor for HTML that can display hex color code colors

Comment by Edgesport
about Smultron and Vim, Notepad++ · Jan 2013 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

So I use Smultron and have tried a few others but none have the built in capability to view what color is associated with a hex color assignment. For example the CSS code below assigns a color to a Horizontal Rule but what color? If I view this code in Firebug and rollover it with my mouse a pop-up with the color appears. This is the functionality I am after in an HTML editor. I know that it possible to edit and save changes in Firebug or Chrome but I like editing and writing code in a full page editor.

hr {
background: #ecec00;
color: #ecec00;

Thanks in advance for any insight you might have.


[Edited by Edgesport, January 20]

[Edited by Edgesport, January 20]


Comment by scaife
about Smultron · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

You might be interested by the open source fork of Smultron : Fraise