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terminal-based text editor

It is designed to a be simple editor that is easy to use for users coming from desktop environments.

Keyboard shortcuts are similar to the default editors in GNOME, KDE and other desktop environments.

For example text is selected using shift+arrow keys, copy and paste uses ctrl+c and ctrl+v and there is a drop down menu(F10) to discover additional features and settings.

The look and feel is a blend of modern GUI editors and late 90s PC text mode editors (e.g. Turbo Vision based or adapted to fit into terminal based workflows.

It implements many features like:

 - selecting text by holding Shift
 - usable without a complicated config file
 - block selection
 - multi windows (overlapping, tiled, fullscreen)
 - text from full width windows can be copied from the terminal without
   window borders, scrollbars or additional spaces interfering.
 - syntax highlighting
 - undo/redo
 - display line numbers
 - soft-wrapping of long lines
 - interactive search and replace (with regular expression support)
 - go-to line (and column) command
 - support stdin buffers
 - drop down menus

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 198.9 kB664.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 178.0 kB736.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 167.3 kB443.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 194.8 kB710.0 kB [list of files]
i386 213.7 kB651.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 175.4 kB843.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 194.8 kB864.0 kB [list of files]
riscv64 186.5 kB524.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 193.6 kB684.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 226.8 kB675.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 161.5 kB1,080.0 kB [list of files]