Monthly Archives: July 2015

edlib – managing input

Commands to an editor – at least the sort of editor that edlib is designed for – usually involve single keystrokes or key combinations.  Translating those keystrokes, as well as mouse actions, into commands is the topic of this note.  … Continue reading

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edlib – displays and panes

Displaying the document being edited is, of course, very important for any editor. I have memories of the first editor I used on Unix which was em, rather than the well known “ed”.  It actually allowed a single line to … Continue reading

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edlib – because one more editor is never enough.

I’ve decided to write an editor.  Silly idea I know – there are already two out there: both vim and emacs are quite good.  I’ve heard rumors that there might be others, but investigation always shows they are just toys, … Continue reading

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