MCC TextEditor 15.30

Date 30-Aug-2009 15:04:50
Topic: Software News

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.


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

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

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