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Emacs on Android

If you have Lollipop or above, Termux is a terminal emulator and Linux environment where you can install Emacs via apt update; apt install emacs. Or check out Running Emacs on Android on how to do get ...
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Emacs on Android

There is now an official release on F-Droid. Binaries can also be downloaded directly from the project page on SourceForge. The official wiki page is also available.
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what is the standard editor in Android?

As mentioned, I would be happy with sed. Still as later mentioned in a comment, I am in a virtual environment, so no trouble dropping one OS and start using the newer one. Apparently, my problem was ...
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How to install Vim text editor in Android?

DroidVim is a Vim clone text editor ported for Android. Vim 8 (huge version, multi language), grep, diff and ctags are ready to use.
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Edit a text file on Android (free, no ads)

I use the Acode editor for editing files. It has color highlighting and sometimes suggestions like VS Code. It is also open source. I provided links for downloading it. https://f-droid.org/packages/...
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How to let Emacs open and display a file in directory /storage/emulated/0/?

I had the same issue. There are, according to the SourceForge repo's FAQ, 3 ways. Since I wanted to use the full disk, I utilized Special app access: Settings -> Apps -> ... menu -> Special ...
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Is it possible to automatically transform a phone number before calling it?

Not all requirements of the question are met in this answer, but this is as close as I got so far, and I'm quite happy with it. So, this requires to copy the telephone number without the contact name, ...
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Is there any way to edit ODT documents on Android?

According to LibreOffice's website, Collabora Office is considered the defacto product for iOS and Android: While The Document Foundation doesn’t currently offer an Android or iOS version of ...
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How do I copy and paste text between applications?

You can use Hacker's Keyboard and use Ctrl+C to copy, and Ctrl+V to paste.
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External keyboard and ESC key on Android

Yes it will work.if virtual keyboard with /`` and esc` worked then why not hardware keyboard worked it will work.
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How to edit root files in /sys (Permission Denied)?

in Shell Terminal Emulator app I'm hit with the following: "...whatever.../system not user mountable in fstab" toybox mount returns that error when UID isn't 0 i.e. you aren't root. tried to ...
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Paste YYYYMMDDHHMMSS timestamp anywhere (hotkey shortcut)

I'm not sure if there is anything like AutoHotKey in Android but it is possible to get the timestamp in that format for the current time on demand. You'd need Tasker or any other app which can run a ...
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How to edit a text file in a ZIP or RAR archive, without manual extract/compression?

You can't just "edit" an entry in-place in a RAR/ZIP file because it's compressed. You'll need to decompress it, edit the files as needed, and then re-compress it. WinRAR (Windows) do this steps ...
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Does Android come with a built-in plain text editor?

No AFAICT, unless it it is preinstalled by the device manufacturer, for example some devices like Xiaomi, Huawei come with a preinstalled document editor (WPS), which not allows you to view but to ...
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Share option: How to append into text file?

Simpletask does what you ask for. It creates a new line in a todo.txt file. Personally, I use Simpletask Cloudless and sync with syncthing. There is also Simpletask Nextcloud and Simpletask Dropbox. ...
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How can I directly edit text files over SSH or FTP?

nmm lets you edit text files directly over ssh. From the Google Play description: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=in.mfile 《NMM File Manager / Text Edit File management, support archive ...
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How can I directly edit text files over SSH or FTP?

For what it's worth, here are the solutions I've found so far, but I'm happy with none: DroidEdit has an SFTP/FTP option in the pro (paid) version. I have not tested it myself so I can't guarantee ...
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How do I copy text from my Phone's inbox to my PC's text editor?

You may be able to achieve that using tools like Clipsync, Uniclip etc. to share clipboards over local area connections. Using ClipSync Setup You need both the client and server. The advantage of ...
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How to select all and copy content of .txt file

First double tape on a line with text, then move cursors and select the text you want to copy
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How to update a text file using both a desktop text editor and an android phone?

Create an account with Evernote and download that app. on your phone. It will synch whatever you enter on any piece of kit you have it on.
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Is it possible to create a plain text file in android?

If you're serious about wanting to deal with plaintext on Android, I recommend installing Termux and learning how to use the Nano text editor (via Termux). Here are some links to help you get started ...
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Unix utilities (cat, grep, ls etc.) for Android?

Busybox is not a full replacement. For example, i'm missing --binary-files in Busybox grep. Alternatively, there's GNU CoreUtils on XDA-Developers.
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