Ted is a rich text editor for Linux
Author: Mark de Does
Family: WordProcessorFamily LinuxEditorFamily
License: Open source
- Wysiwyg rich text editing. You can use all fonts for which you have an .afm file and that are available as an X11 font. Ted is delivered with .afm files for the Adobe fonts that are available on Motif systems and in all postscript printers: Times, Helvetica, Courier and Symbol. Other fonts can be added with the normal X11 procedure. Font properties like bold and italic are supported; so is underlining and are subscripts and superscripts.
- Ted uses Microsoft RTF as its native file format. Microsoft Word and Wordpad can read files produced by Ted. Usually Ted can read .rtf files from Microsoft Word and Wordpad. As Ted does not support all features of Word, some formatting information might be lost.
- In line bitmap and windows metafile pictures.
- PostScript? printing of the document and its illustrations. Saved PostScript? files contain pdfmarks that are converted to hyperlinks when they are converted to Acrobat PDF.
- Spelling checking in twelve Latin languages.
- Directly mailing documents from Ted. Mail in HTML format is a multipart message that contains all images hyperlinks and footnotes.
- Cut/Copy?/Paste?, also with other applications.
- Ruler: Paragraph indentation, Indentation of first line, Tabs. Copy/Paste? Ruler.
- Page breaks.
- Page headers and footers. Page numbers in page headers and page footers.
- Tables: Insert Table, Row, Column. Changing the column width of tables with their ruler.
- Symbols and accented characters are fully supported.
- Hyperlinks and bookmarks.
- Footnotes and endnotes.
- Colored backgrounds and table borders.
- Saving a document in HTML format.
- Probably the best illustration of what you can do with Ted is its documentation that has been made with Ted.