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Date:      Sun, 2 Oct 2011 16:18:15 -0400
From:      Thomas Dickey <dickey@radix.net>
To:        Gary Kline <kline@thought.org>
Cc:        FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>, "Randal L. Schwartz" <merlyn@stonehenge.com>
Subject:   Re: what are the plain GUI text editors that use the abbrev [as in vi]?
Message-ID:  <20111002201815.GA8694@saltmine.radix.net>
In-Reply-To: <20111002175728.GA11552@thought.org>
References:  <20111001232128.GA27641@thought.org> <86obxz1xso.fsf@red.stonehenge.com> <20111002175728.GA11552@thought.org>

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On Sun, Oct 02, 2011 at 10:57:28AM -0700, Gary Kline wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 02, 2011 at 03:40:39AM -0700, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
> > Date: Sun, 02 Oct 2011 03:40:39 -0700
> > From: "Randal L. Schwartz" <merlyn@stonehenge.com>
> > Subject: Re: what are the plain GUI text editors that use the abbrev [a=
s in
> >  vi]?
> > To: Gary Kline <kline@thought.org>
> > Cc: FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
> >=20
> > >>>>> "Gary" =3D=3D Gary Kline <kline@thought.org> writes:
> >=20
> > Gary> several months ago i asked this list if there were any =3Deasier=
=3D text
> > Gary> editors than vi[m] that had the abbrev ability.
> >=20
> > GNU Emacs is easier for me than vim is.  And it has abbrev mode.
>=20
>=20
> 	I'm looking for  a GUI editor that can be used by most
> 	people with little training.  Somebody told me that one of
> 	the GUI editors have the abbreviation feature. =20
>=20
> 	[the only way i can use emacs is with xemacs and VILE!
> 	back to vi.]

vile has abbreviate...

"abbreviate"		=09
  or	"show-abbreviations"
  ( establish shorthand for another string, or show all abbreviations )

--=20
Thomas E. Dickey
http://invisible-island.net
ftp://invisible-island.net

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