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Software News   Software News : MCC TextEditor 15.30
   posted by zerohero on 30-Aug-2009 15:01:41 (2622 reads)
TextEditor.mcc is a multiline string gadget which offers most of the common features you can find in a typical text editor, but embedded in a MUI custom class. It is used by a wide range of well-known MUI based applications like YAM or SimpleMail as the main text editing gadget. Its main features are:

- Text can be colored (limited syntax highlighting)
- WYSIWYG for bold, italic and underline soft styles
- Multi-level undo & redo
- Lines with different alignments (left, right, centered)
- Ability to insert thick or thin separators with an optional title
- Easy marking either using the mouse or keyboard
- Full clipboard support, offering very fast cut & paste routines
- Light text highlighting for e-mail based on an opening ">" character
- Support for external spellcheckers, including type'n'spell and word guessing
- Configurable keys, colors, cursor types, blink speed, and much more
- Ability to have a bitmap as a background
- Support for proportional fonts with floating word wrap, as well as antialiased fonts
- Pixel smooth scrolling
- AREXX interface for scripted programming

TextEditor is available for AmigaOS3, AmigaOS4, MorphOS and AROS.

http://aminet.net/dev/mui/MCC_TextEditor-15.30.lha
http://aminet.net/dev/mui/MCC_TextEditor-15.30.readme


LEGALESE
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TextEditor.mcc was originally written in 1997 and is Copyright (C) 1997-2000 by Allan Odgaard. As of version 15.10, released in April 2005, the gadget is maintained and Copyright (C) 2005-2009 by the TextEditor.mcc Open Source Team.

TextEditor.mcc is distributed under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) and the development is hosted at SourceForge.net:

http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/texteditor-mcc/

Please consult the included "COPYING" file for more detailed information about the licensing of the gadget and its source code.
    

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VooDoo 
Re: MCC TextEditor 15.30
Posted on 30-Aug-2009 15:12:35
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Great And thanx...with last 15.29 version I have some crash (Yam and NewsCoaster)!!


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Re: MCC TextEditor 15.30
Posted on 30-Aug-2009 16:26:04
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Guuaauu, that fast new update of this library, thank you guys.

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Kicko 
Re: MCC TextEditor 15.30
Posted on 30-Aug-2009 16:29:02
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I hope the crash in yam is gone now. With previous 15.29 yam could crash while writing. Thanks for another update. Installed

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ShInKurO 
Re: MCC TextEditor 15.30
Posted on 30-Aug-2009 20:12:20
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this version is very bugged and many software which use it crash, newscoaster, nowined (i've inserted a warning on NoWinED if you execute it with TE 15.30...)

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rockape 
Re: MCC TextEditor 15.30
Posted on 30-Aug-2009 21:27:16
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Hi,

Ref MCC TextEditor 15.30

On my A4K/060 Cyberstorm/SCSI OS3.9 BB1 system this locks up in YAM even after a small bit of text editting.

So I have had to drop back to ver 15.28 which worked fine.


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Deniil715 
Re: MCC TextEditor 15.30
Posted on 31-Aug-2009 10:34:50
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Bad lockups in YAM with both 15.29 and 15.30. I'm back on 15.28 now. Seems to work fine.

I see no reason for upgrading to 15.29 or 15.30. They offer little new to the users and they are just bugged.

I guess it has a test suit that is run on it. However, perhaps it should be expanded a little... Thanks for working on it though


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ShInKurO 
Re: MCC TextEditor 15.30
Posted on 31-Aug-2009 15:04:10
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Bugs are fixed, you can compile a proper version downloading sources from svn (using subversion from shell) and having SDK installed...

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ssolie 
Re: MCC TextEditor 15.30
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The update seems to cause memory corruption issues and causes YAM to crash on a regular basis now.


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Re: MCC TextEditor 15.30
Posted on 31-Aug-2009 16:37:25
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@ShInKurO

Bugs are not fixed yet. With the latest fixes applied it still crashes in MorphOS. I have tried to track it down but this bug is PITA.


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ShInKurO 
Re: MCC TextEditor 15.30
Posted on 31-Aug-2009 20:28:32
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What means PITA? :)
btw I suggest you to send feedback to Thore because the latest changes to sourcecode are his

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Re: MCC TextEditor 15.30
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@ShInKurO

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Re: MCC TextEditor 15.30
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pain it the a**?

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Stephen_Robinson 
Re: MCC TextEditor 15.30
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Has anyone written a guide on setting up the spell checker feature? I've never quite got my head around it.


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Hypex 
Re: MCC TextEditor 15.30
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@itix

In the the SplitLine() routine. Offset 0x54ec. Has anyone submuitted a crashlog yet? Do they look at os4depot.net?

It's really annoying me. I had to retype an email four times tonight! Two times I lost what YAM had saved itself!

I can't press return anymore without fearing what will happen next. First it just crashed, but even catching it I lost everything, might as well reset cause trying to recover from it just freezes my system.

Now it doesn't crash but freezes my system! Honestly, this is such a popular used editor, how could such blanant bugs pass the propgrammers by?

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