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What can UltraEdit do for a technical writer?

Our expansive user base speaks for itself...

UltraEdit is used across a diverse range of industries, from professional web designers, software engineers, banking, tax and insurance professionals to IT, system administrators, researchers, pharmaceutical, civil/state/federal governments, and so many more...

Over two million registered users depend on UltraEdit to save them time, money, and frustration!

Features for technical writers...

  • Multiple document interface
    • Allows for editing many documents at once
  • Open file tabs for quick navigation/sorting of open files
  • Drag-and-drop editing
  • Word wrap - hard or soft wrap, automatic or based on file-extension
  • Automatic word wrap at specified column with hard return
  • Auto-indentation
  • Column mode justify (left, right, center)
    • Justifies text only in specified columns
  • Cut, copy and paste support
  • Copy - append and cut - append
    • Allows user to copy/cut selection and append it to the clipboard
  • Select all, select line, select word, delete, delete line
  • Windows clipboard plus 9 custom clipboards supported to allow multiple items to be copied to different clipboards for later use

"I was pleased, but not surprised, to find that UltraEdit had been rated the top text editor in PC Magazine's annual Top Picks issue."- Stew S.

  • Powerful find and replace support
    • Allows for editing many documents at once
    • Support for ASCII/Unicode Replace
    • List lines containing string and much more
    • Exact search (including multi-line and binary character search)
    • Pattern or wildcard search
    • Replace text can even preserve the case of the original
  • User configurable toolbars - save multiple configurations
  • Reusable text templates - quickly insert blocks of text when specific formats/text are repeatedly used across different projects
  • Edit DOS/Unix/Mac files without any conversion required
  • Extract email addresses or web links or any other user-specific data
  • Includes UltraCompare Lite at no additional cost - a free diff tool!
    • Text compare
    • Support for line-by-line comparison of individual files
    • Status bar shows number of lines/blocks different
    • Difference summary includes:
    • data in source but not in destination file or vice versa
    • data difference between files on the same line
  • Fast Binary Compare

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