The application proved to be very useful for writing and running various applications during the last several years. Among its key features, we can mention syntax styling, folding, call tips, error indicators and code completion.
Getting started with SciTE
Unfortunately, SciTE is distributed only as a gzipped source archive in the TGZ file format and installing it is not the easiest of tasks. Therefore, if it isn’t already installed on your GNU/Linux operating system (various distributions come pre-loaded with SciTE), we strongly recommend to open your package manager, search for the scite package and install it.
After installation, you can open the program from the main menu of your desktop environment, just like you would open any other install application on your system. It will be called SciTE Text Editor.
The software presents itself with an empty document and a very clean and simple graphical user interface designed with the cross-platform GTK+ GUI toolkit. Only a small menu bar is available, so you can quickly access the built-in tools, various settings, change, buffers, and other useful options.
Supported operating systems
SciTE (SCIntilla based Text Editor) is a multiplatform software that runs well on Linux (Ubuntu, Fedora, etc.), FreeBSD and Microsoft Windows (Windows 95, NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows 7, etc.) operating systems.
Reviewed by Marius Nestor, last updated on November 27th, 2014
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- Fix 3.3.8 bug where external lexers became inaccessible.
Application descriptionSciTE is a powerful, fast, easy to use, free and open source graphical application written in the C++ programming lang...