Great feature! I've been waiting for this for years, using other solutions etc.
Suggestion: It would be perfet if it also worked on my markdown (.md) files!!
Oh my God, THANK YOU. I've been waiting for this feature for years. Having to edit hundreds of txts files located in many different folders, this really is a game changer. I've resorted to a bunch of third-party apps, in which I had to keep the files in the app folder, then create aliases to their corresponding folders, thus really complicating my workflow. So this is trully amazing!
After the latest update I am getting these yellow icons on top of my text in some PDF files. We are building several bridges this summer and I keep PDF files of the construction plans on my mobile devices for quick reference in the field. Now I can't read the dimension which are critical. How do I turn them off??
Is there a FULL-SCREEN MODE on the iPad? It would be wonderful to edit text in full-screen (distraction-free) in Dropbox for iPad. (Have not tested on iPhone yet.)
Other than that. This app within an app is a terrific addition, and thank you for finally creating a text editor. It still amazes me Apple has not made an iOS text editor besides proprietary Apple Pages, which only saves in .pages and not TXT or RTF, and only uses iCloud. Shocking after all these years.
Thanks for catching the ball, Dropbox team!
It should support any text file regardless of extension. I have some app specific XML files I need to edit on the run. Why is Dropbox giving the ability to edit based on extension and not content ?
It's great to have the text editor built in to the app. I'm having a couple of issues with it though:
1: In portrait mode, the keyboard pops up over the bottom of the text file, so the last few lines aren't accessible. This can be fixed by rotating the phone to landscape mode and back.
2: Tapping on a blank line in the file should place the cursor on the blank line, but instead, the cursor is invisible. If you start typing, the text appears before the first character on the next line, rather than on the blank line. If you hold and drag to move the cursor with the magnifying glass, it skips over blank lines
App version 58.2.4
I'm also having a problem with some text files containing the £ symbol that were created on Windows, for instance this one:
Dropbox doesn't give me the option to edit it
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