Editra - programming text editor

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Editra - programming text editor

#1 Post by Midas »

Editra is a free open source multi-platform (Windows, Linux and MacOS) programming text editor developed with Python that has long been portable (according to this post: http://editra.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=133), and surprisingly it has no mention here at TPFC.
http://www.editra.org/ wrote:Editra is a multi-platform text editor with an implementation that focuses on creating an easy to use interface and features that aid in code development. Currently it supports syntax highlighting and variety of other useful features for over 60 programming languages.
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Download from http://www.editra.org/download, extract and, to make it portable, place an '.editra' subfolder inside the folder you extracted it to...

(If you experience difficulty creating such a folder from the Windows GUI, drop to command line and issue a "mkdir .editra" command without the quotes).

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Editra is currently v0.7.20 (changelog at http://www.editra.org/node/127).

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Midas wrote:Editra is currently v0.7.20 (changelog at http://www.editra.org/node/127).
Tested: Portable

\user\current\AppData\Roaming\enchant:
en_US.dic and en_US.exc

Also, the extraction instructions are incomplete.

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I am Baas wrote: Also, the extraction instructions are incomplete.
Extract all files from the installer to a folder using 7-Zip, delete $PLUGINSDIR folder move everything from the folder $_OUTDIR to the folder where you have extraced editra installer then delete the empty $_OUTDIR folder.

Then open command prompt and create .Editra folder inside the folder where you have extracted the installer using following command
mkdir .Editra

now if you get error message -
This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect.

Then copy Microsoft.VC90.CRT.manifest, msvcp90.dll, msvcm90.dll to the extracted folder (these files can be found in Audacity Portable).

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I am Baas wrote:
Midas wrote:Editra is currently v0.7.20 (changelog at http://www.editra.org/node/127).
Tested: Portable

\user\current\AppData\Roaming\enchant:
en_US.dic and en_US.exc

Also, the extraction instructions are incomplete.
Confirmed. I installed first in Sandboxie and then went from there.

Tested: Portable (Not Stealth)


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#7 Post by juverax »

I tried to download Editra from https://web.archive.org/web/20180710085 ... ditra.org/ but I got a 403 Error.
However I found Editra on Softonic: https://en.softonic.com/download/editra ... t-download

I was interested in this editor because it has a column selection ... but I could not figure out how to get it to work :cry:
Editra_ColumnEdit.jpg

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#8 Post by Midas »

FYI, Notepad3 (https://www.portablefreeware.com/?id=2932) also has column selection -- just hold Ctrl+Alt before selecting...

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juverax wrote: I tried to download Editra from https://web.archive.org/web/20180710085910/http://editra.org/ but I got a 403 Error.

You just needed to try earlier snapshots, which are still available...

https://web.archive.org/web/20140209173740/http://editra.org/uploads/Win/editra.win32.0.7.20.exe
https://web.archive.org/web/20140209172410/http://editra.org/uploads/src/Editra-0.7.20.tar.gz

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Re: Editra - programming text editor

#9 Post by juverax »

Notepad3: Thank you Midas.
Holding Alt before selecting works as well.

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#10 Post by Andrew Lee »

Same with Notepadd++ (https://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=539).
Hold [Alt] before selecting.

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Re: Editra - programming text editor

#11 Post by Midas »

juverax wrote: Holding Alt before selecting works as well.
You're totally right, got my shortcuts mixed up somehow... :roll:

BTW, Cudatext (https://www.portablefreeware.com/?id=2890) also has this feature (same shortcut)...

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