Notepad is a simple text editor for Microsoft Windows
TextPad is a general-purpose text editor.
"As it happens my choice is textpad but just about anything which is more advanced than notepad ought to be able to do this"
from question "Can't find the cause of a 'missing right parenthesis' error"
"On windows machine i would probably go with textpad personally i now use programmers notepad 2 however it does not support a spell checker and i don t really thinks it s better than textpad by any measure"
from question "Text editor widget which supports syntax highlight, links and online spell checking"