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Katoob is a light-weight, multi lingual, BIDI-aware text editor. It supports opening and saving files in multiple encodings. The main support was for the Arabic language but other languages are also supported.

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Recent releases

  •  26 Jan 2008 23:09

    Release Notes: A problem that caused katoob to ignore key presses was fixed.

    •  11 Jan 2008 18:41

      Release Notes: This version includes a lot of fixes and changes. Enchant is used as the spelling backend. iso-codes is used to provide "pretty names" for the spell checker dictionaries. There are enhancements to the recent menu and to the extended toolbar. GTK is now used to print. Gtksourceview2 is used for the syntax highlighting. Autosave and crash recovery have been implemented. There is greater GNOME HIG compliance. libcurl is used for all of the network-related operations. Maemo support has been added. There are a few bugfixes and a better Arabic translation.

      •  28 Apr 2007 19:56

        Release Notes: A multipress input method was implemented. The input menu was reorganized. A couple of bugs were fixed. A window was added to show the multipress and emulator mappings.

        •  03 Apr 2007 12:32

          Release Notes: A bug that could crash the application when OK or Apply is clicked in the preferences dialog under UTF-8 locales was fixed. A lot of small features and enhancements were made as well as some code cleanups. GtkSourceView is now used instead of gtksourceviewmm.

          •  05 Nov 2006 22:44

            Release Notes: This release shouldn't fail when UTF-8 is selected from the encodings menu. The GUI is reset when a document is closed from the document label close button.


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