Sam's Little EDitor
Author: Sam Wilmott.
Family: TinyEditors MsDosEditors
- 17164 bytes (including built-in Help screen)
- Customizable as to appearance and some parameters
- Able to generate a customized copy of itself
- File size unlimited up to available (conventional) DOS memory
- Edit multiple files
- Load binary files
- No macros, unfortunately
- (Case-sensitive) search and replace
- Column insert (with fill character) and delete
- Line block delete, copy, and move (no rectangular blocks)
- Copy/move line blocks between files in edit ring
- Execute DOS commands
- Insert non-text characters
- Optional autoindent
- Optional word wrap (settable right margin)
- Reflow paragraph
- Erase to EOL
- Toggle visible newlines
- Sort line block in ascending order (for such a small editor!!)
- Delete/duplicate whole lines
- Split/join lines
- Go to topofpage, bottomofpage, topoffile, bottomfile
- Retain or trim trailing spaces
- Edit Unix-newline files
It appears to come in two variants: SLED and SLHED (for hercules adapters -- How many of you folks remember the 'Herc?) (Me. --DMcCunney
runs perfectly well in a DOS window under Windows 98 (possibly also Win NT family command window, but not tested).
Feature-rich for such a small executable.
Contributed by Paul B.
Runs just fine in a VDM under WinXP?
Pro, and should probably run in a VDM under Win2K as well. (Haven't booted into 2K to test it.) Screen size is hard coded at 25x80.
Handles absurdly long lines. I did a test years back, and finally got it to choke on a line about 116KB long.