MeL 2008 Features

Now everyone can afford the power of Multi-Edit with Multi-Edit Lite



What is MeL 2008?

Multi-Edit Lite 2008 is a programmer’s text editor with powerful features designed to deliver the ease of operation and timesaving functions you need to meet demanding deadlines. A powerful tool at a great price.

With Multi-Edit Lite 2008, now provides JAWS for Windows version 8 & 9 integration support. With JAWS for Windows, Multi-Edit users can now take advantage of all the support for visually impaired users.

Get up to speed quickly with Multi-Edit Lite 2008. You will be doing productive work in just a few moments with the aid of our intuitive user interface. Drop down menus and special Key Assignments are available that will help you execute commands in a heartbeat. Plus, features like our smart indent, template editing, and construct matching, make our language support second to none. Comparing files within Multi-Edit Lite 2008 is simple and powerful! And Multi-Edit Lite 2008‘s Help System and Technical Support guarantees you will never encounter a problem without a solution near at hand.

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Multi-Edit Lite Features
  • Nearly all dialogs, menus, toolbars and files can now be accessed via keyboard navigation
  • UltraEdit, EMACS & Windows (MS standard) Command Maps included
  • Collapse Mode
    • allows you to view and edit a file in an outline-style format. Users can choose only to view lines that start at columns less-than-or-equal-to 8, or perhaps you only want to see lines that contain the word “ERROR.”
  • Definable Search Filters, Unparallelled Abilities
    • Extreme file search capability with the usage of Perl Regular Expressions
    • Search across 100’s of files, search and replace or file search and replace in no time at all
    • Perform simple literal text searches to advanced search and replace strings with use of three Regular Expression types
    • No other editor can compare with the flexibility and power
  • Template Expansion
    • Easily and consistently write repetitive tasks in your code that would otherwise bog you down with extra keystrokes
    • Templates are completely editable and are not limited specifically to code items
    • Set up a template for virtually anything:
      • comment header
      • form letter
      • many more possibilities
  • Compiler Support
    • support any compiler
    • includes support for some of the industry’s most commonly used compilers
    • add your own compiler support with ease
  • Multiple Cursor Highlighting Formats
  • Source files can be scanned and a list of functions can be tagged and later used to quickly navigate through the scanned files
  • Use the Command Map You Prefer
  • Import or Export your configuration between work stations and colleagues
  • Enhanced HTML Support
  • Line Numbering
  • Built in ASCII table
  • Hex Mode
  • Fully functional scientific calculator
  • Multiple Monitor Environment
  • Visual Tabs and Spaces
  • Complete Ruby language support
  • Maximum number of editing windows has been increased to 2048
  • Tip of the Day
  • Revert to Saved file menu option
  • File Lists with Filter Support
  • Intelligent Language Support features like:
    • Smart Indenting, code templates, brace/construct matching and auto-commenting, as you type
    • Language sensitive code highlighting, for any language
    • Function tagging. ” Supports ASP, Ada, Aspect, BASIC, VB, Batch, CSS, PERL, Java, Javascript, FORTRAN, Delphi, and many others. You can also add your OWN LANGUAGE support
    • Enhanced HTML support
    • Tag highlighting
  • Extensible support for over fifty languages
  • Change fonts, colors, screen layout and even toolbars, all from one easy interface
  • All dialogs are resizable
  • concurrently edit up to 255 DOS, UNIX, and Binary files of any size with line lengths of up to 16k
  • Multiple clipboards
  • Mark and return to any position in your file quickly, simply
  • Collapse code that you don’t need to view, further speeding up your browsing
  • “On-the-Fly” text template expansion makes every coding effort almost effortless
  • Manipulate large sections of text with extensive block operations
  • More bug fixes, enhancements and implemented user requests for Multi-Edit Lite can be found in the readme.txt file included with your installation


Multi-Edit Lite 2008:
System Requirements
  • 30 MB of available drive space
  • 256 MB RAM recommended 128 MB minimal
  • Windows 7, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows Vista
  • Disk space requirements are approximately 11 MB (assuming you install everything)
  • Intellimouse support requires that you have the Microsoft Intellimouse


Multi-Edit Lite 2008 is developed and designed specifically for Windows 2000 and Windows XP. Multi-Edit Lite 2008 installed on prior versions of Windows may not operate properly and will not be supported by MESI.

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