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Using Text editors to look at a huge file?

I want to look through a large XML file, but cannot if the editor is buggy.

Any suggestions?

If you are working on Windows, then I’ll recommend gVim. Where Notepad++ will choke on very large files, VIM has chowed through those puppies with little problem.

	[010Editor](http://www.sweetscape.com/010editor/) on Windows will open GIANT (think 5GB) files in binary mode and allow you to edit and search the text.



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	Suggestions are



	
		[gVim](http://www.vim.org/download.php) loads entire file into memory first.
	
		[SlickEdit](http://www.slickedit.com/)
	
		[Emacs](http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/) (has a low maximum buffer size limit if compiled in 32-bit mode).
	
		[Large Text File Viewer](http://www.swiftgear.com/ltfviewer/features.html)
	
		PilotEdit (loads entire file into memory first).
	
		HxD hex editor, but good for large files.


	Text editors with 2GB limit: [TextPad](http://www.textpad.com/)