ConTEXT

Version: 0.97.4

License(s): Freeware

Price: 0

Platform(s): Windows

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ConTEXT Description

ConTEXT is small, fast and powerful text editor for software developers. Unlimited open files, unlimited editing file size length, 4kB line length, powerful syntax highlighting for C/C++, Delphi/Pascal, 80x86 assembler, Java, Java Script, Visual Basic, Perl/CGI, HTML, SQL, Python, PHP, Tcl/Tk, user defineable syntax highlighter, project workspaces, compiler integration, multilanguage support and many many more features.

Features

  • unlimited open files
  • unlimited editing file size, 4kB line length
  • powerful syntax highlighting for:

    • C/C++
    • Delphi/Pascal
    • Java
    • Java Script
    • Visual Basic
    • Perl/CGI
    • HTML
    • SQL
    • FoxPro
    • 80x86 assembler
    • Python
    • PHP
    • Tcl/Tk
    • powerful custom defined syntax highlighter

  • multilanguage support (supported languages: English, German, French, Croatian, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Esperanto, Spanish, Galego, Italian, Hungarian, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Slovakian, Polish, Lithuanian, Latvian, Slovenian, Turkish)
  • project workspaces support
  • unicode UTF8 support
  • code templates
  • customizable help files for each file type
  • file explorer with favorites list
  • export to HTML/RTF
  • conversion DOS->UNIX->Macintosh file formats
  • editing position remembering across files
  • macro recorder
  • commenting/uncommenting code
  • text sort
  • normal and columnar text selection
  • bookmarks
  • find and replace text in all open files
  • regular expressions in find/replace dialogs
  • C/Java-style block auto indent/outdent
  • customizable color printing with print preview
  • exporting configuration stored in registry
  • customizable syntax highlighting colors, cursor shapes, right margin, gutter, line spacing...
  • user definable execution keys, depending on file type
  • capturing console applications standard output
  • compiler output parser for positioning on error line
  • powerful command line handler
  • install and uninstall
  • minimize to system tray
  • it's FREE!


Planned features for v1.0

  • hex editor
  • plug-in architecture for external tools
  • enhancing macro recorder features and macro script language
  • code browser for C/C++, Delphi and Visual Basic projects
  • paragraphs and real word wrapping
  • more powerful custom highlighter definition language
  • file compare
  • other misc. tools


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ConTEXT Comments




This is clearly not a IDE aimed just at PHP, but it does look like a fairly solid all round Editor with some really good features.

Developers of multiple languages ovten prefer Editors that support muliple languages.

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