Textastic is a text, code and markup editor for iPad and iPhone with rich support for syntax highlighting, FTP, SFTP and Dropbox. It will continue to be actively developed to provide you with the features you need to get your work done.

In order to achieve this, we would appreciate any and all feedback on challenges encountered when using Textastic.


Please also have a look at the manual.


Be sure to vote for the features you want to see implemented!
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Zhuo Jia Dai 4 years ago in General • updated by Tapsi 4 years ago 1

Would it possible to include a Javascript REPL? That would be handy! The app jsany https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/jsany-javascript-anywhere/id363452277?mt=8/ includes a viever and JS editor. So I think it technically can be done.

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Fixed
Bryan Creel 5 years ago in General • updated by Alexander Blach (Developer) 4 years ago 7
I just got Textastic and I like it quite a bit.  I currently have my connections working using WebDAV, but I'd prefer to switch to SFTP (SSH).  I'm using Bitvise SSH Server 5.57 and the problem is that I'm unable to overwrite existing files using Textastic. 

It asks for overwrite confirmation and then returns "Error in the SSH layer."  The strange thing is that this exact process (Download a file, upload the same file again to overwrite) works fine with Goodreader SFTP using the same login information.  My SSH server logs don't indicate any error, they just are missing the actual file transfer.  On the Textastic side, if I enable logging then here is the relevant section:

== Info: Connection #0 to host xxxx.xxx left intact
== Info: Re-using existing connection! (#0) with host xxxx.xxx
== Info: Connected to xxxx.xxx (xx.xx.xx.xx) port 22 (#0)
== Info: Could not seek stream
== Info: Connection #0 to host xxxx.xxx left intact
== Info: FTP: command REST failed
== Info: Re-using existing connection! (#0) with host xxxx.xxx
== Info: Connected to xxxx.xxx (xx.xx.xx.xx) port 22 (#0)
== Info: Creating directory '/d'
== Info: Creating directory '/d/Downloads'
== Info: Creating the dir/file failed: Operation failed
== Info: Connection #0 to host xxxx.xxx left intact
== Info: Error in the SSH layer
== Info: Re-using existing connection! (#0) with host xxxx.xxx
== Info: Connected to xxxx.xxx (xx.xx.xx.xx) port 22 (#0)


Please help; I'd much rather use SFTP to access my server.

Version 4.3
Answer

Will be fixed in the next update.

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Worakit Yeukprasert 4 years ago in General • updated by Alexander Blach (Developer) 4 years ago 1

Is there any way to add a folder to iTunes?  It would be great if I can actually add a folder not just a file so I do not have to go move a file into its place again. Please kindly give me a suggestion. Thank you very much.

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David Kemp 4 years ago in General 0
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Jeff MacKinnon 2 years ago in General 0
It would be nice to have Textastic display the precise byte count of the file (under File Information) - not just the file size in KB.

Thank you!
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Under review
Marc Kaepke 2 years ago in General • updated by Alexander Blach (Developer) 2 years ago 1
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Zoom Hzwei 3 years ago in General 0
Hallo,
is it possible to get the possibility to send the code with the app to a HTML Validator?
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stubi2 3 years ago in General 0
Program--code needs to have appropriate rights like 666 otherwise code will not function.
Please add a possibility to alter data-rights
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Under review
kmaiya 2 years ago in General • updated 2 years ago 2
When is the closest that an ios 8 version of texastic for ios will be available on the app store. I am looking forward to new improvements.
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Alexander Blach (Developer) 3 years ago in General • updated 3 years ago 2
Other apps can run code on the device. Can this be added to Textastic? What about PHP?