If you are looking for a lightweight tool for editing of the source code or small text documents - HippoEDIT is a right choice. You can use it as a powerful replacement the Notepad, as full programming IDE for editing your programs or web pages. And HippoEDIT would help to do it as easy as possible, the way you would expect.
HippoEDIT is designed to provide the power and functionality to satisfy the most demanding text editing requirements. It can edit files up to the limits of virtual memory, and will work with MS Windows™ 2000, XP and Window 7.
Developing of the HippoEDIT great attention has been paid to making it easy for both beginners and experienced users. All commands can be accessed as from the menus as using shortcuts. You can always modify command shortcuts for your taste, immediately see new shortcuts displayed in menus and toolbar tooltips. HippoEDIT provides sophisticated in-context menus which are depend from current language syntax and text position. Use of the Multiple Tabbed Document Interface (MDI) allows many files to be edited simultaneously, with up to 4 views on each file. Text and files can be dragged and dropped from and to other applications.
In addition to standard text editing facilities, you would get supports extensive functions of formatting and increasing of interactivity of programming in real time, greatly expanding functions provided by the standard editors. For example, this is automatic code indentation, Smart Tabs, automatic brackets, automatic case and mistyping correction.
For programmer using of HippoEDIT grant full functional environment for developing (IDE) with a support of all modern technologies of programming, such as functionality for powerful language syntax highlighting, outlining of language structures, real time code hints, auto completion of language structures and elements etc. One of the powerful features is functional shell for creating and executing user defined source templates with opportunity of using editor variables and interactive elements that allows to considerably speeding up development, having reduced amount of routine “coding”. HippoEDIT has a customizable tools menu and the toolbar. The output of user defined tools can optionally be captured in the Output window.
HippoEDIT supports an opportunity of easy adjustment of programming language syntax through XML configuration files, and creating of new language schemes, that makes possible dynamically plug other languages without programming. By default editor has language schemes for support of C++, PHP, Perl, HTML code and more.