Cream 2.0

A modern configuration of the powerful and famous Vim, Cream
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A modern configuration of the powerful and famous Vim, Cream is for Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and FreeBSD.
Main features:
-Runs on Windows 95-XP, and on all GNU/Linux and BSD platforms.
-Edits Microsoft, Unix and Apple format text documents.
-Supports editing of very large files, size is limited by diskspace.
-Encoding support for 38 varieties of 8-bit, 2-byte, and Unicode.
-A single editing mode. (Cream does not use Vim's modal editing unless turned on from the Preferences menu.)
-Tabbed document interface as seen in this screenshot.
-Have multiple documents open at a time (Alt W, listed in the Window menu)
-User-selected font, window size/position and most other settings are retained and restored automatically.
-Each edited file retains its last view.
-Simple, intuitive keyboard shortcuts to move and select text. -Arrow keys, Page Up/Down, Home and End keys move the cursor and adding the Shift key selects text.
-Standard and intuitive menus. All functionality is available through pull down menus which indicate available keyboard shortcuts.
-Syntax highlighting makes reading code easier for more than 350 programming languages, or can be turned off.
-Intuitive status line can be toggled off, however by default it indicates considerable information unobtrusively:
-Toolbar for commonly used actions can be turned off.
-Undo/Redo are unlimited (Ctrl U and Ctrl Y).
-Word wrap toggle (Ctrl W).
-Automatic text indention as you type. Can be turned off.
-Print (Ctrl P) will also prompt to print only the selected lines if a selection exists.
-Block indention or unindention (with selection, Tab and -Shift Tab).
-Show/Hide "invisible" characters like tabs, returns and trailing spaces (F4).
-Tile multiple open documents vertically or horizontally.
-Recently opened files list (in the File menu, Alt F).
-Quick key to exit (Ctrl F4).
-Preference option for Unix/X11-style middle mouse button behavior to paste the current selection.
-Word count an individual word or the document's total words.
-Find and Find/Replace dialogs use intuitive search, with Regular -Expressions as an option (Ctrl F and Ctrl H).
-Find Next/Previous under cursor (F3 and Shift F3).
-Convert existing tabs to spaces of the current tabstop width (Format menu).
-Bookmarking with visible margin marks (up to 26 per file) (Alt F2 and F2).
-Spell checking with alternative spelling suggestions. Many languages are supported.
-Go to specific line number or percentage of files (Ctrl G).
-Auto Wrap formatting wraps text to any margin width ("Wrap -Width") while you type and automatically converts tab characters to the equivalent number of spaces (Ctrl E).
-Toggle insertion of tab characters or the equivalent number of spaces (Ctrl T). (Over-ridden by toggling the Auto Wrap feature described above.)

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