LE (text editor)
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Screenshot of LE in UTF-8 mode.
|Original author(s)||Alexander V. Lukyanov|
1.15.0 / April 14, 2014
- rectangle select/copy/paste (block type is switchable)
- search/replace with regular expressions
- filtering block contents through an external program
- linear multilevel undo/redo
- customizable menus
- color syntax highlighting (using regular expressions in an external file)
- handles UTF-8 characters, based on locale settings
- customizable keymaps for different terminal types (associating either literal strings or terminfo capability names)
- hexadecimal editing mode
- editing of mmap'd files or devices in replace mode
- frame drawing mode (first seen in Lexicon)
- file selection box (inspired by Turbo C)
- built-in postfix calculator.
According to the HISTORY file in its sources, Alexander V. Lukyanov started writing it in 1993 while using a BESTA machine. Over the next four years, he rewrote it into C++, and published it in 1997 with the GPL license.
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