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Jota Text Editor

Jota Text Editor

Jota Text Editor (Jota) is an open source text editor designed for long files up to one million characters in length. It is a good all-round editor, well suited for both programmers and general users.

The application is pronouced as "i-o-ta".

Jota Text Editor in action Jota Text Editor in action

Features:

  • Scroll with Thumb-drag
  • Scroll with Flick
  • Undo/Redo
  • Support a Shortcut key with ALT/CTRL Key
  • Customize colors
  • Create a shortcut icon on HOME app
  • Customize shortcut
  • Text selector like Gingerbread (Double tap to select the word, then touch selected area to show marker)
  • Word wrap ON/OFF and set word wrap width
  • Set tab width
  • Viewer Mode which hides the soft keyboard after opening a file
  • Show Line numbers
  • Word Counter
  • Support landscape mode correctly
  • Auto save
  • Auto indent
  • Show Tab/Linebreak
  • Auto capitalize - capitalize the first word of each sentence
  • Use as SL4A editor
  • Customizable toolbar
  • Customizable syntax highlight
  • Capture screen shot
  • Theme settings
  • Use volume keys
  • Trackball center key
  • Search including support for regular expression, and case insensitive
  • Syntax highlighting: cpp, pas, PHP, sh, HTML, XML, Java, JavaScript, avr assembler, Perl, Lua, Python, C and Awk
  • Support for special keys for the Dynabook AZ, LifeTouch NOTE, DesireZ
  • Supports the following character codes: UTF-8, UTF-16BE, UTF-16LE, UTF-32BE, UTF-32LE, WINDOWS-1251, WINDOWS-1252, WINDOWS-1253, WINDOWS-1255, SHIFT_JIS, ISO-2022-JP, ISO-2022-CN, ISO-2022-KR, ISO-8859-5, ISO-8859-7, ISO-8859-8, BIG5, GB18030, EUC-JP, EUC-KR, EUC-TW, IBM855, IBM866, KOI8-R, MACCYRILLIC, H,Z-GB-2312, X-ISO-10646-UCS-4-3412, and X-ISO-10646-UCS-4-2143
  • Internationalization support
  • Wallpaper customize
Web site:
Price:
Developer:
Links:
Reviews:
sites.google.com/site/aquamarinepandora/home/jota-text-editor
Free (Apache License 2.0)
Aquamarine Networks
GitHub, FAQ, Forum
Linux Pro Magazine
Verdict:

Jota Text Editor has an impressive set of features. This application is an ideal way to make notes on the move.

9/10

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