Textadept

Powerful, intuitive and extensible code editor that offers a host of useful features, including syntax highlighting and code autocompletion.

  • Textadept
  • Version: 9.4
  • License :MIT License
  • OS:Windows All
  • Publisher:mforal

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Textadept Description

Textadept is a comprehensive text editor for programmers that offers support for syntax highlighting and a wide range of options, such as incremental search, bookmarks, snippets, brace matching, and command entries. It doesn’t require setup.

Portability perks

You can drop the program files in any part of the disk and simply click the executable to launch Textadept. Another possibility is to save it to a USB flash drive to be able to directly run it on any PC with minimum effort. Plus, it doesn’t add new entries to the Windows registry.

Familiar interface with advanced options

As far as the GUI is concerned, Textadept opts for a large window with a minimalistic structure that resembles any common word processor. It lets you create new projects and save the current session to file to resume it later.

Edit code and conduct search operations

When it comes to editing, you can duplicate lines, match braces, complete or highlight words, toggle block comments, transpose characters, join lines, filter through text, select everything between XML tags, quotes or parentheses, as well as make an uppercase or lowercase selection. What’s more, you can move entire lines up or down, or select entire paragraphs.

An advanced search function is put at your disposal, and it’s capable replacing keywords with something else, matching cases, taking the whole words into account or partially, looking for keywords across multiple files at the same time, or scanning the document for LUA patterns.

Explore code options and customize the view

Textadept enables you to input command entries and reconfigure keyboard shortcuts for commands. You can compile, build and run code, create, go to and toggle bookmarks, insert and cancel snippets, complete symbols, or show the documentation and style.

It’s also possible to navigate buffers, modify the default indentation, EOL and encoding mode, view whitespace, refresh syntax highlighting, or enable word wrapping mode, split the view vertically or horizontally, grow or shrink the view, as well as to zoom in and out.

Evaluation and conclusion

No error dialogs were shown in our tests, and the software application didn’t hang or crash. It had a good response time and didn’t hamper system performance. All in all, Textadept comes loaded with a generous range of advanced options and configuration settings for programmers.

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