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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JanBinkiewicz 5 years ago in iPad • updated by Alexander Blach (Developer) 5 years ago 2

I can not upload any files on WebDAV svn reposiory. If I try upload modified file progress bar shows 100% but window is still. 

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jeremybass 6 years ago 0
It's a pain to have to down load whole folders worth of code for just that are scattered through out. An auto update with a file time cross check would see to be a handily and frustration reliever
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Duc 6 years ago • updated 6 years ago 2
If I zoom in on a particular pdf page, then hit fit to page width, last page of pdf appears leaving me to scroll back to previously viewed page. Happens 10 out of 10 times. Same thing happens with fit to page height. My pdf is a school book btw so it has like 900 pages.
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Fixed
Carlos M. Torres 6 years ago • updated by Alexander Blach (Developer) 6 years ago 5
The iPad app was working with no problems. Now after the update to iOS5 it doesn't refresh to show the changes in the CSS. Am I the only one having this issue?

Thanks.
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This is an issue in iOS 5. I will fix it in the next update.

This is fixed for Textastic 3.1.
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Alexander Blach (Developer) 7 years ago • updated 7 years ago 0
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1. Connect your device to your computer and open iTunes.

2. Select your your device in iTunes. Select the Summary tab.

3. Click on the Serial Number black label. It doesn’t look like something you can click on, unfortunately, making this more of a “hidden feature”. Serial Number will turn into Identifier (UDID).

4. Unfortunately this is another non-intuitive step. After you see Identifier (UDID) displayed, copy it to your OS clipboard with Ctrl-C (Windows) or Command-C (Mac). And here’s the subtle trick…

Most people try to highlight the UDID - which is almost the universally recognized way to copy something - but for some reason Apple decided to make this unable to be selected. You can’t highlight it. Just hit Ctrl-C or Command-C on this screen and trust that it’s copied to your OS clipboard. Now open an email or a text editor and paste in the clipboard contents. You now have your iPhone device ID.
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Fernando Madruga 6 years ago • updated by Alexander Blach (Developer) 6 years ago 8
(BTW: you DO need a better font here: this form is highly unusable on an iPad)

As for the problem, I've ran into an issue copying some text from a QuickGuide and 1st I though it was the guide to be blamed but then did some more tests and found out that it's Textastic's fault. I pasted the exact same clipboard contents to several different apps and transferred all those to my PC and the only text to exhibit problems was the one pasted in Textastic. Basically, I was pasting a short html snippet and after much digging I found that textastic was adding a 0xC2 char before SOME of the spaces. These would not show on Textastic but they would be stored on the file and break html rendering. I can send you some screenshots of this if you wish.

Just to clarify, his bug happens just by pasting: if I preview the file in Textastic it will immediately exhibit the bugged behaviour! I only transferred the file to my PC to better debug it so it was not a transfer problem. (Textastic doesn't have an hex view, does it?)
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J13ag 2 years ago in iPad 0

Entering text using Siri fails.

After text is entered using Siri Textastc changes it or removes parts of it.

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Fixed
Jim Stoker 7 years ago • updated by Alexander Blach (Developer) 7 years ago 0
Version 2.0 app crashes immediately on pressing WebDAV button on an IPad while the IPad is connected via 3G wireless rather than WIFI.
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Fixed for Textastic 2.1.
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Edward Glasheen 4 years ago • updated 4 years ago 2
We really could use a new app icon; more inline with iOS 7... Other than that, great app!