Text Editor


Mousepad is a simple text editor based on the Leafpad text editor. The initial reason for Mousepad was to provide printing support, which would have been difficult for Leafpad for various reasons.


Medit is an advanced text editor.

It features:
* Configurable syntax highlighting.
* Configurable keyboard accelerators.
* Plugins: can be written in C or Python.
* Configurable tools available from the main and context menus.
* Regular expression search/replace, grep and find frontends, builtin file selector, etc.


Leafpad is a simple text editor that emphasizes simplicity. As development focuses on keeping weight down to a minimum, only the most essential features are implemented in the editor. Leafpad is simple to use and starts up quickly.

Currently Leafpad has the following features:

* Unlimitted Undo/Redo
* Auto/Multi-line Indent
* Display line numbers
* Drag and Drop

KWrite is a powerful and yet simple text editor application, allowing you to edit one file at the time per window. KWrite even lets you opens files over a network for editing.


Kate is a powerful text editor that can open multiple files simultaneously.

With a built-in terminal, syntax highlighting, and tabbed sidebar, it performs as a lightweight but capable development environment. Kate's many tools, plugins, and scripts make it highly customizable.

Kate's features include:

* Multiple saved sessions, each with numerous files


The GNU Emacs Manual calls Emacs the extensible, customizable, self-documenting real-time display editor, but this description tells beginners little about what Emacs is capable of. To give you an idea, here is a sampling of the things you can do with Emacs: