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le editor

LE has many block operations with stream and rectangular blocks, can edit both unix and dos style files (LF/CRLF), is binary clean, has hex mode, can edit text with multi-byte character encoding, has full undo/redo, can edit files and mmap-able devices in mmap shared mode (only replace), has tunable syntax highlighting, tunable color scheme (can use default colors), tunable key map. It is slightly similar to Norton Editor, but has more features.

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  •  14 Apr 2014 20:50

    Release Notes: Improved performance with multibyte characters. Adds support for MAC-style text (CR EOLs). Fixes a spurious error message when writing a block to a file. Fixes the "modified" flag of undo after saving the text. Fixes a hang when loading a file with a saved position beyond the EOF. New syntax patterns for golang; syntax updates for patch.

    •  23 Feb 2013 00:52

    Release Notes: This release fixes a long standing bug with split multi-byte characters, adds more SQL keywords in syntax, and fixes an empty comment in m4 highlighting.

    •  03 May 2012 21:13

    Release Notes: This release adds mouse wheel support, fixes a filename glitch, and fixes HTML comment highlighting.

    •  23 Nov 2010 16:58

      Release Notes: Large-file support was added for mmap of a file part. Creating a file in mmap mode is no longer attempted. The license was changed to the GNU GPLv3 (regex.c already uses it).

      •  30 Aug 2007 07:33

        Release Notes: Minor improvements were made and some bugs were fixed.

        RSS Recent comments

        08 Jul 2002 07:13 subi

        Numeric keypad...
        Hi, I don't know if it only happens to me, but when I use 'le', sometimes I can't use the numeric keypad. I have Num. Block activated, but le doesn't allow me to use those keys.

        Please, answer me as soon as posible, and sorry for my english :(

        01 Aug 2001 01:15 Avatar danielfrag Thumbs up

        Re: le support for Perl syntax highlightning

        > This editor should support Perl syntax
        > highlighting too ;).

        Oops! Sorry. Version 1.9.0 has support for Perl. ;)

        01 Aug 2001 01:09 Avatar danielfrag Thumbs up

        le support for Perl syntax highlightning
        This editor should support Perl syntax highlighting too ;).


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