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Xi Editor
Xi Editor

(pronounced "Zigh")

A modern editor with a backend written in Rust.

xi-qt

A Qt front-end for xi-editor.

Screenshot xi-qt screenshot

Getting started

Requirements

  • QT5 (Tested 5.12.2)
  • Visual Studio 2019
  • Windows OS 64Bit (Tested Windows 10 17763.437)

Building xi-qt

  • Building core
  • Make sure xi-core can be found in system path
  • Clone xi-qt
    git clone https://github.com/zhiyaluo/xi-qt
    
  • Open xi-qt.pro in Qt Creator

Configuration

Font

  • Inconsolata

Syntax

  • syntect plugin

Shortcuts

Command Keybinding
Open Ctrl+O
Close Ctrl+W
Save Ctrl+S
New Ctrl+N
Scroll Test F8

Roadmap

Next

  • Drag file
  • Notification
  • Improve selection
  • Find/Replace
  • Preferences
  • Hover
  • Menu
  • Statusbar
  • Quick open
  • Command palette

Future/Long-term

  • Blink cursor
  • Effective text layout
  • OpenGL
  • SIMD
  • Portable (Linux)

Completed

  • Mouse interactive (input/selection)
  • Multi input
  • Saving
  • Copy/Paste/Cut
  • Shortcuts
  • IME
  • Gutter
  • Undo/Redo
  • FPS Counter

Links

xi-editor

Contributions

Pull requests are very welcome.

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A Qt front-end for xi-editor. Experimental (WIP)

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