jedit 5.6.0 freeware

jEdit is a programmer's text editor written in Java. jEdit uses the Swing toolkit for the graphic interface and can be configured as a rather powerful IDE through the use of its plugin architecture. To download, install, and set up jEdit as quickly and painlessly as possible, go to the Quick Start page.

Author The jEdit Team
Released 2020-09-03
Filesize 4.80 MB
Downloads 2492
OS Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Vista x64, Windows 7, Windows 7 x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 x64, Windows 10, Windows 10 x64
Installation Instal And Uninstall
Keywords text editor, edit text, syntax highlight, jEdit, editor, edit
Users' rating
(31 rating)
jeditJava & JavaScriptWindows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Vista x64, Windows 7, Windows 7 x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 x64, Windows 10, Windows 10 x64
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jedit freeware - The Latest Versions History
5.6.0 Sep 3, 2020 New Release Fix MiscUtilities.isBackup() method when there is no suffix and prefix set.
Do not loose the screen line count of lines that were not modified when inserting multiple lines (minor optimization)
Fixed a NPE when trying to choose a non existing icon when adding a toolbar item.
When launching jEdit if a file named like the untitled buffer from perspective exists, then load it.
Do not only highlight the first match in hypersearch results.
Re-add missing help viewer back and forward icons.
Fix wrong behavior of input method framework support that returned wrong locations for offsets and wrong offsets for locations.
Upgrade OS X launcher stub to be compatible with newer Java versions.
Fix Untitled Issue with -background command line option.
Handle case where user has not set either a backup prefix or suffix.
Fix odd default colors for style editor.
Fix NullPointerException in Preview Javadoc macro.
Fix dockable buttons not wrapping correctly.
Fix electric scroll not working with page up/down
5.5.0 Apr 9, 2018 New Release Fix and cleanup various localization properties
Make the Display_Shortcuts.bsh macro work properly
Do not manipulate filename when opening a probably backup file but let the user choose what to do as intended
Fix jEdit backup filename recognition
Do not use translated strings to match log lines within activity.log in Make_Bug_Report.bsh
Support Java 9 and newer in the Windows EXE launcher
Fix splash screen progress call count not being equal in all code branches / parameter combinations
Fix splash screen progress count, so that the progress bar finally reaches the right end
Fix a bug preventing jEdit from loading when a buffer has an invalid selection and is loaded in two edit panes
RegisterViewer editable contentPane fixed
Command line behavior for +line fixed
Autosave Untitled Buffers is now persistent across sessions
Fixed a number of bugs in the new jEdit printing system
Add missing local properties to Insert_Buffer_Properties macro
5.3.0 Nov 1, 2015 New Release - JEditBuffer.isFoldEnd() was unable to detect the fold end when it was the
last line (#3917 - Matthieu Casanova)
- More accurate wrap margin calculation (Patch#555 - Makarius)
- Fix AWT thread-safety issue in VFSManager.error(). (Marcelo Vanzin)
- Order of unsorted buffers now preserved in View.getBuffers()
(Patch # 548 - Kevin Leblanc)
- Support for negative line spacing (Patch #535 - Makarius)
- Fix bug #3671: autodetect text file encoding in HelpViewer
(patch #540 - Eric Le Lay)
- Fix bug #3881, non-capturing lookahead in regex search didn't work.
(Dale Anson)
- Fix bug #3184: File browser completion dives into wrong directory
(Eric Le Lay)
- Fix bug #2833 Plugin jars dependencies not removed (Eric Le Lay)
- Fix bug #3911, text area was scrolling to the left when saving. (Dale Anson)
- Fix bug #3599 Key typing in Install panel. Search Field gets focus on show
and when one types '/' or a letter in the list. (Eric Le Lay)

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