We can see in the screen shoot of internet explorer for viewing the source code front page at the site.Here you can see for viewing the default source code is “Notepad”.You can also see the “EditPad Lite” in the screenshot as viewing the source code because this test system has install this as default editor.Choose Your Favorite Text Editor:
For this purpose you just have to open “Tools Menu” then click on “ Developer Tools ” or press “F12”. The “Developer Tools Window” will be open.When this window will open click on “File” then “Customize Internet Explorer View Source”, and do tick on “Other”.When you will click on the “other” option then the window will be open on screen which will see you the “Program Directory” of current default application. You will see here “Program Files Folder” for “EditPad Lite”. Here you change the default application by simply browsing.Here we will change it to “Editra” for default in our test system. When you will click on the Editra folder there you will see the .exe file in the left pane. Select that exe and click on open. When you will click on open button you will see the window of developer tool is closed.In this way you can see the source code in your favorite text editor.
Conclusion:This is very easy, simple and quick way to chose your favorite text editor and you can chose it with couple of minutes.
Choose Text Editor for View Source Code in IE