Editing _remote_ files with external editor

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Taci
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Editing _remote_ files with external editor

I use WinSCP to edit source files on a webserver, and the only think i miss from this great tool, is editing remote files with my favourite programmer's editor (jEdit actually)

I download the file, edit it locally, then I copy it back to the server. It's too many steps! :cry:

Total Commander (Which I can't use becouse it lacks SFTP support... :( ) copies the remote file to a local temporary folder, calls externel aditor with THAT filename, and when I close the editor, it transfers the file back. That's nice, it saves me some steps :wink:

Thanks for WinSCP, I like 'Synchronised browsing' feature best, it _also_ saves time/clicks! 8)

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Taci wrote:

Total Commander (Which I can't use becouse it lacks SFTP support... :( ) copies the remote file to a local temporary folder, calls externel aditor with THAT filename, and when I close the editor, it transfers the file back. That's nice, it saves me some steps :wink:
WinSCP has this functionality too, since version 3.0! You may specify your preferred editor in Preferences.
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Wow. I've used both jEdit and winscp for quite some time but never knew about this configuration. Thanks for the excellent hint.

martin wrote:

Taci wrote:

Total Commander (Which I can't use becouse it lacks SFTP support... :( ) copies the remote file to a local temporary folder, calls externel aditor with THAT filename, and when I close the editor, it transfers the file back. That's nice, it saves me some steps :wink:
WinSCP has this functionality too, since version 3.0! You may specify your preferred editor in Preferences.

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