This Editor wants to provide a free, easy and comfortable writing experience.
Therefore we chose Perl, Scintilla and wxPerl, our binding to wxWidgets, to realize it.
Our goal is to make this software crossplatform, nonintrusive and interoperable.
To ensure a free reuse of the sources the Editor is released under GPL.
  maintained: 0.4 pl 5
       testing: 0.4.3
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Kephra - Documentation
This is the index page of the Kephra online help. This whole chapter is written more or less user-centric. For deeper informations please orientate on the menu on the right side. If you are interested in the way i think and planned this editor, please read our thoughts.

Navigation Guide
Explains the location and purpose of all major GUI parts. >>

Advanced Feature Tour
About most nonstandard functions which can improve speed and joy of work. >>

Search Regex
The search engine of Scintilla has some Optionion for Regular Expression. They are listed in this overview. >>

Config Files
This section handles the question what config file is for what purpose. And how you can edit them. Mostly all settings can be written in one big file or many many small but because readability and practical reasons each main task has its own config file. Currently we use apache styled conf and YAML as config formats. Some thougths about our config file format may help you.


Explaining the terms we use frequently.
caret or textcursor, is a blinking marker for your current position in text, moveable with the keyboard
cursor is a symbol on the screen that is moved by mouse. It enables a way to control the program.
EOL End Of Line mode. The line breaking format will ordinary be defined by your operating system. Unix has lf or line feed, Macintosh cr or carry return and Windows cr and lf.
hard tabs real tabs, a single character that takes the space of several whitespaces
LLI Long Line Indicator, or right margin is a vertical line on the edit panel. It helps to keep an favoured maximum line width.
soft tabs a bunch of whitespaces that look like a tab and will inserted if you press the tab key
tab tabulator character was ment to enable tables in the early times of computing. It is generated by the tab key(on the left side of the keyboard, upon shift) and it is only only character who has width of several characters.

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