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Edt Text Editor

Edt is a simple text editor that emulates VAX VMS EDT. It uses the numeric keypad for common editing functions. It is easy to learn, efficient, and enables rapid editing. The editor has multiple buffers, handles large files, and is light-weight.

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  •  30 Dec 2011 08:43

    Release Notes: This release adds a check against accidentally attempting to edit a directory. It adds the ability to start an HTML file by inserting the HTML tags for header and page-body when you type "begin html" at the line-prompt. A Makefile and Sun keyboard map were also added.

    •  19 Jun 2008 03:45

      Release Notes: Several new commands were added to the EDT editor's line-prompt. In particular, three new commands cause the editor to insert outer shell templates that are useful when beginning to write new C, C++, or Java programs, respectively.

      •  09 Jun 2008 18:00

        Release Notes: This release supports editing gzip files directly. It recognizes the file suffix, automatically decompresses for editing, and re-zips on exit. This transparent process encourages keeping more files compressed on disk. The keypad setup file now supports an improved XML format. amd configures your keypad for EDT edit functions. The new XML format is easier to understand, customize, and maintain. 3 example keypad layout files are provided.

        •  23 Nov 2006 23:50

          No changes have been submitted for this release.


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