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Busybox is a single utility that contains the functionality of many of the basic Unix tools. It's used on most embedded-Linux systems instead of having separate executables for each utility, which wastes space owing to code duplication. There are several Busybox installers available on Google Play, and one on F-Droid. Custom ROMs often have Busybox ...


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One reason you will not find an editor for android that supports fonts is probably because almost all android devices only come with 3 fonts, Droid-Serif, Droid-Sans and Droid-Sans-Mono. There are some devices that have other fonts, but from what I have seen, they are not "standard" fonts like you would see on a PC/Mac. Also, the editors are limited because ...


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After looking through the Help file and through Astro quite a bit, alas, I believe the answer is no. While it does allow for editing, the only option for creation is Directory (Folder) creation, as you pointed out. That being said, I think this would be an excellent feature, and might be worth suggesting to the developers. I know you said you didn't want ...


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Have you tried Evernote? You can create notes in the phone and read on the Web, and create on the web and view on your phone. The sync works perfectly!


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Do you need an actual app? Google recently released Google Docs Mobile (accessible via docs.google.com on your phone) which seems to work pretty well for editing and creating documents from my playing around with it. However it is a website rather than an app, and does require a live data connection, you can't use it offline in the same way that you would ...


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Outside of email and the browser, you can only copy text from editable text fields, so you can't directly copy text from other people's tweets in the Twitter app. Workaround: Install Copy to Clipboard from the Market. This integrates with the 'Share' menu. By sharing a tweet to this app it will copy the text to you clipboard.


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To read RTF files you basically just need and app that supports that file format. Here's a good one that additionally supports many other document types: Cool Reader by Vadim Lopatin available from Google Play Store. Reading books in epub, fb2, txt, doc, rtf, html, chm, tcr, pdb, pml formats. eBook reader. Supports epub (non-DRM), fb2, doc, txt, ...


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I just tested QuickOffice Pro and it will do this. It didn't seem to ruin my existing google doc either.


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There is AndrOpen Office AndrOpen Office is the world's first port of OpenOffice for Android. You can view, edit, export office documents using full features of the OpenOffice. AndrOpen Office has 6 components: Writer (a word processor) Calc (spreadsheet) Impress (presentation graphics) Draw (drawing) Math (equation editor) ...


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In Dropbox 2.0.1 (and in pre-2.0 versions, IIRC), you can tap on a text file and it can offer to open it in "DB Text Editor" which comes with the app (or some other editor which has been assigned to open files with .txt extension). Note that this won't work on just about any other file -- Dropbox does not recognize mime types, but rather uses the extension ...


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This appears to be a bug in the 2.3.4 update. It is being tracked here.


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Vi (or, its line-editor predecessors ed and ex) is always in-built with Unix and Unix-based systems. If its not available in your device by default, install busybox (rooted device is required). Busybox bundles vi editor, too.


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According to Sony, on their phones you double tap a word and some draggable gadgets will appear. Cut, copy etc appear at the top edge.


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Use the touchqode app to see a nice code editor including syntax highlighting, a special keyboard and code recommendation.


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Sure. First find a text editor that you like, then launch the editor and open the HTML file. Many editors will also show up as an option in the launch menu for HTML files if you open them from a file browser, so you may be able to just find your HTML file in your file browser and select your text editor when you open it. Edit: Per your comments, if you're ...


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In terms of word processing, Dataviz's Documents to go has support for newer versions of MS Office documents as well as PDF. There's also ThinkFree Office and QuickOffice Are you looking for a plain text editor ? TED by Xavier Gouchet has support for large files, but its interface, particularly the font size still needs work from the dev.


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From the Android 2.2 Froyo Users Manual, specifically on pages 329 and 330, is mentioned the following settings about auto correction features: To access: Press "Home" > Press "Menu" > Touch Settings. Android Keyboard settings screen The Android Keyboard settings apply to the onscreen keyboard that is included with your phone. The correction and ...


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Strictly speaking, not really an ODT editor, but Google Docs accepts ODT and you can edit Google Docs on Android. The file would have to be converted to Google Docs internal format then exported back to ODT though.


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Currently there is not a single solution on Android for editing ODF files. But keep your heads up: The LibreOffice team is working hard on an Android version of the entire office suite! Though this is already "old news", and has been heard about for at least half a year, the screenshots look very promising -- at least with a tablet in mind. Which leaves ...


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Thanks for introducing Lyx, pretty impressive open source app. There are two products from Verbosus. I understood that Lyx is a Latex based tool and hence producing this link. I am not confident enough whether suggested Latex editor will be equivalent to Lyx, but just trying to help.


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ThinkFree Office Mobile Android Office OfficeSuite PRO 6 All these claim to allow editing of RTF files.


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One way is to use another app to manage your dropbox that enables this functionality. I use Astro File Manager to generally manage the files on my device and this can also link directly to your Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive, etc. Astro gives you the additional option to "Open As", from which you can choose Text, Audio, Image or Video. Select "Text" and ...


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Android 4.2.2 already contains the advanced copy/cut/paste functions. Calling it up is intuitive too - just long press on a word, then use the field edge indicator gadgets to select the text you want to cut. Then on top you will see some icons representing specific functions. There will be a copy one (Number 4 in the image above), a paste one (Number 5), ...


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You might want to take a look at one of the following apps: NoteLynX Pro Outliner: Hierarchical organization of notes, customizable CSS, lots of formatting options, hyperlinks and more, XML export Wikilin: As the name suggest, a wiki-style editor. Cross-platform, different formatting options Ema Personal Wiki: Another wiki-style editor with dropbox ...


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While File Expert is a good app there are great apps out there. I was hesitant to switch because I didn't want to install another app for ftp sharing, but I discovered Solid Explorer. It's the best File manager app for android, bar none. It has an exceptional text editor with optional monospace font(!), size setting and line wraps can be disabled! And of ...


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File Expert at the moment cannot open such files. I recommend using the app called ES File Explorer! It's free and you just enable root option in the Properties, and you have root access. DO NOT buy File Expert's root plugin as it's a waste of money!!!


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You can copy an existing (save a blank master somewhere easy to remember) and edit that. A little cumbersome, but effective.


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I find Epistle a useful text editor that syncs with a Dropbox folder, it's not the most advanced editor but can handle both plain text and Markdown formatted plain text (as used here). It uses the built-in Android text selection features, so you can select a line by dragging the text selection arrows to both ends.


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You can install Google docs in your Android device. Also you can use an editor called INKPAD, that works your way, the keyboard only is showed if you want to edit the note.


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The best solution I have found so far is to access the desktop version (not mobile version) of a document with the FireFox browser for Android. This way, I am able to see all fonts just fine and edit the document without it suddenly adding characters at random or messing up the document. The only problem seems to be that FireFox does not seem to understand ...



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