jEdit 4.3 pre8 review

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jEdit is an Open Source text editor written in Java

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
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Developer: Slava Pestov
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jEdit is an Open Source text editor written in Java. jEdit has many useful features, such as syntax highlighting, bracket matching, regular expression searching, multiple file search and replace, folding, and keyboard macros.

jEdit also includes a powerful plugin architecture that allows more than 80 plugins to be downloaded and installed from within the editor.

Here are some key features of "jEdit":
Combines the best functionality of Unix, Windows and MacOS text editors.
Runs on any operating system with a Java 2 version 1.3 or higher virtual machine - this includes MacOS X, OS/2, Unix, VMS and Windows.
Efficient keyboard shortcuts for everything
Comprehensive online help
Unlimited undo/redo
Copy and paste with an unlimited number of clipboards (known as "registers")
Register contents are saved across editing sessions (4.2)
"Kill ring" automatically remembers previously deleted text (4.2)
Rich set of keyboard commands for manipulating entire words, lines and paragraphs at a time
"Markers" for remembering positions in files to return to later
Marker locations are saved across editing sessions
Any number of editor windows may be open, each window may be split into several areas, each area can view a different file. Alternatively, different locations in one file can be viewed in more than one area
Multiple open windows and split windows are remembered between editing sessions (4.2)
Rectangular selection
Multiple selection (sometimes known as "discontinuous" or "additive" selection) for manipulating several chunks of text at once
Word wrap

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