SciTE is a SCIntilla
based Text Editor. Originally built to demonstrate
Scintilla, it has grown to be a useful editor with facilities
for building and running programs.
There are two panes in SciTE, the editing pane and the output
output pane is located either to the right of the editing pane or below
it. Initially it is of zero size, but it can be made larger by dragging
the divider between it and the editing pane.
Text editing in SciTE works similarly to most Macintosh or Windows
editors with the added feature of automatic syntax styling. SciTE can
hold multiple files in memory at one time but only one file will be
SciTE is highly configurable, through editing a set of
files. It is possible to have different settings for each language and
project, as well as global or per user options.
- Options to allow searching for words, regular expressions,
matching case, in the reverse direction, wrapping around the end of the
- Default key bindings
- Multiple selection
- Code Folding - a code block can be folded (and made
invisible) with a click of the mouse.
- LUA scripting for extensibility
- Virtual space
- Provides syntax support for many computer languages
Ada, Assembler, C, C++, C#, Eiffel, Erlang, Fortran, HTML, Java, LISP,
Lua, Matlab, Metapost, Objective Caml, Octave, Pascal, Perl,
PostScript, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scheme, Smalltalk, XML and YAML
- Localised version of SciTE: Translated into a number of
including Basque, Bulgarian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French,
German, Greek, Italian, Norwegian, Russian, Serbian, and Welsh
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SciTE also features in our 'Linux
Equivalents to Windows Software' section. The category
selector below allows you to filter the different types of software
included in that separate article.
Last Updated Tuesday, April 28 2015 @ 02:52 PM EDT