Cream is Bram Moolenaar's Vim editor, repackaged and configured to be CUA compliant and ease the learning curve.
Author: Steve Hall
Platform: BSD, Linux, Windows
License: Open source
- Runs on Windows 95-XP, and on all GNU/Linux? and BSD platforms.
- Edits Microsoft, Unix and Apple format text documents.
- Supports editing of very large files, size is limited by diskspace.
- Encoding support for 38 varieties of 8-bit, 2-byte, and Unicode.
- A single editing mode. (Cream does not use Vim's modal editing unless turned on from the Preferences menu.)
- Tabbed document interface as seen in this screenshot.
- Have multiple documents open at a time (Alt+W, listed in the Window menu)
- User-selected font, window size/position and most other settings are retained and restored automatically.
- Each edited file retains its last view.
- Simple, intuitive keyboard shortcuts to move around and select text. Arrow keys, Page Up/Down?, Home and End keys move the cursor and adding the Shift key selects text.
- Standard and intuitive menus. All functionality is available through pull down menus which indicate available keyboard shortcuts.
- Syntax highlighting makes reading code easier for more than 350 programming languages, or can be turned off.
- Intuitive status line can be toggled off, however by default it indicates considerable information unobtrusively:
And a good deal more...