FED is a folding text editor for MS-DOS, Linux, and Windows, with source
code freely available under the GPL. It features:
- fast and intuitive user interface
- color syntax highlighting
- can fold blocks of text out of sight, based on code indentation
- multiple levels of undo and redo
- incremental 'as you type' searching
- search/replace through multiple files
- browse function to quickly find all references to a symbol
- automatic compiler error location
- context-sensitive access to external help systems
- flexible wordwrap, which correctly handles indented blocks of text
- block indent/unindent
- binary and hex editing modes for hacking executable and data files
- record/playback keystroke macros
- built in tetris game and screensaver
- configuration options to alter key bindings, screen colors, etc
This contains the full source code, which can be compiled for any
platform, along with a prebuilt Windows executable.
New in version 2.23
- Robert Riebisch fixed djgpp compile issue with function pch().
New in version 2.22
- Proper rendering for box UI characters in the Windows version.
- Fixed multiprocessor thread race condition in the Windows version.
- File open checks FED_INCLUDE as well as INCLUDE in the environment.
- Correct syntax highlighting for 1.0f floating point constants.
- realtabs option overrides tab mode per file extension.
New in version 2.21
- Drag and drop support in the Windows version.
New in version 2.2
- Windows port.
- Tab size can be set differently for each file extension in fed.syn.
New in version 2.15
- Understands Unix-style #! /bin/cmd magic for identifying file types.
- Implemented clipboard functions on Unix (using a temp file).
New in version 2.14
- External tools can now be used as filters for transforming text.
- Can automatically look in subdirectories when searching for a file.
- The wordwrap routine now understands what to do with quoted emails.
- Now works properly in an xterm, including shift keys and mouse input.
- Numerous bugfixes.
New in version 2.13
New in version 2.12
New in version 2.11
- Ported to use the Allegro library, providing hires 'text' modes.
New in version 2.1
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- Ported to Linux, using the Curses package.
- Added functions to communicate with the Windows clipboard.
- When run under Windows, the title now reflects the current filename.
- Released source code under the GPL.