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Text editor

NEdit is a Unix text editor for programmers and general users. It has a graphical user interface and a macro language with a complete library of editing functions, syntax highlighting for 30 common languages and text processors, and the best mouse-interactivity available in a Unix text editor. It has built-in syntax patterns for CSS, Regex, and XML, and supports wheel mouse scrolling and high/true-color systems.



Verified by

Verified on


Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

30 October 2001

Leaders and contributors

Mark Edel Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Required to buildMake
Required to useLessTif or OpenMotif
Weak prerequisiteYacc (bison)


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