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About: yudit is an Unicode plain-text editor that can do True Type font rendering, printing, transliterated keyboard input and handwriting recognition with no dependencies on external engines.

FAQ.TXT  (yudit-3.0.5):FAQ.TXT  (yudit-3.0.7)
Yudit Unicode Editor FAQ Yudit Unicode Editor FAQ
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Version: 3.0.5 Version: 3.0.7
Author: Gaspar Sinai <gaspar@yudit.org> Author: Gaspar Sinai <gaspar@yudit.org>
Date: Tokyo 2020-05-30 Date: Tokyo 2020-06-07
Q1: How can I display this FAQ again? Q1: How can I display this FAQ again?
A1: Type `help' in the command area. Similarly you can get a testpage A1: Type `help' in the command area. Similarly you can get a testpage
if you type `test' in the command area. Type 'howto japanese', if you type `test' in the command area. Type 'howto japanese',
'howto configure' to get the howto pages. 'howto configure' to get the howto pages.
Q2: Where can I get updates? Q2: Where can I get updates?
A2: Download them from http://www.yudit.org/ A2: Download them from http://www.yudit.org/
Q3: I pressed Save Button and nothing happens. Why? Q3: I pressed Save Button and nothing happens. Why?
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PS = U+2029 - Unicode paragraph separator PS = U+2029 - Unicode paragraph separator
In Yudit you can mix these - you can create a file that has DOS In Yudit you can mix these - you can create a file that has DOS
and Unix lines for instance. But you should avoid mixing them if and Unix lines for instance. But you should avoid mixing them if
possible. possible.
Q5: How can I get the list of encodings (-e options)? Q5: How can I get the list of encodings (-e options)?
A5: Type `man uniconv' or `uniconv -h' in a shell window. A5: Type `man uniconv' or `uniconv -h' in a shell window.
Q6: How can I add my keyboard input file? Q6: How can I add my keyboard input file?
A6: The file may already exist in A6: The file may already exist in
/usr/share/yudit/data /Applications/Yudit.app/Contents/MacOS/share/yudit/data
in this case you just need to add this to in this case you just need to add this to
/usr/share/yudit/config/yudit.properties /Applications/Yudit.app/Contents/MacOS/share/yudit/config/yudit.properties
If not, you need to convert the source kmap file into binary format: If not, you need to convert the source kmap file into binary format:
mytool -type kmap -kmap My.kmap -rkmap My.kmap -write My.my mytool -type kmap -kmap My.kmap -rkmap My.kmap -write My.my
Then you need to copy My.my to ~/.yudit/data Then you need to copy My.my to ~/.yudit/data
cp My.my ~/.yudit/data cp My.my ~/.yudit/data
Please send me your kmap file (source) to include it in the next Please send me your kmap file (source) to include it in the next
distribution. For more info on kmap files, look at distribution. For more info on kmap files, look at
/usr/share/yudit/doc/keymap-format.txt /Applications/Yudit.app/Contents/MacOS/share/yudit/doc/keymap-format.txt
The source code of the kmaps came with yudit are in The source code of the kmaps came with yudit are in
/usr/share/yudit/src/ /Applications/Yudit.app/Contents/MacOS/share/yudit/src/
Note that kmap files can be used as text converters and font maps too. Note that kmap files can be used as text converters and font maps too.
Q7: How can I see messages in my own language? Q7: How can I see messages in my own language?
A7: Download the source code and read the README.TXT. It tells you A7: Download the source code and read the README.TXT. It tells you
how to do it. Please send me the translations so that I can include how to do it. Please send me the translations so that I can include
them in future versions. them in future versions.
Q8: How can I add a TrueType font? Q8: How can I add a TrueType font?
A8: Put font-file.ttf and some-other-font-file.ttf into A8: Put font-file.ttf and some-other-font-file.ttf into
/usr/share/yudit/fonts or ~/.yudit/fonts /Applications/Yudit.app/Contents/MacOS/share/yudit/fonts or ~/.yudit/fonts
after that modify after that modify
/usr/share/yudit/config/yudit.properties /Applications/Yudit.app/Contents/MacOS/share/yudit/config/yudit.properties
adding a new virtual font MyFont adding a new virtual font MyFont
yudit.font.MyFont=font-file.ttf,some-other-fontfile.ttf,.. yudit.font.MyFont=font-file.ttf,some-other-fontfile.ttf,..
Now you can use this font in the editor window if you add it to Now you can use this font in the editor window if you add it to
yudit.editor.fonts=...,MyFont,... yudit.editor.fonts=...,MyFont,...
or the gui if you add it to: or the gui if you add it to:
yudit.fonts=...,MyFont,... yudit.fonts=...,MyFont,...
Q9: Will there be a Windows version? Q9: Will there be a Windows version?
A9: Yudit has an abstract windowing toolkit. This makes it possible to A9: Yudit has an abstract windowing toolkit. This makes it possible to
port Yudit to, like svgalib for instance, very quickly. port Yudit to, like svgalib for instance, very quickly.
I ported it for my wife Yuko in 2001 December. This was the first and I ported it for my wife Yuko in 2001 December. This was the first and
last time I touched Windows. last time I touched Windows.
Q10: How good of a Unicode editor is Yudit? Q10: How good of a Unicode editor is Yudit?
A10: I tried to implement the Unicode standard wherever it made sense. A10: I tried to implement the Unicode standard wherever it made sense.
There are some quirks, please read the There are some quirks, please read the
/usr/share/yudit/doc/HOWTO-bidi.txt /Applications/Yudit.app/Contents/MacOS/share/yudit/doc/HOWTO-bidi.txt
for bidirectional compliance information. for bidirectional compliance information.
Q11: I specified 3 files on the command line and I can see only one now. Q11: I specified 3 files on the command line and I can see only one now.
A11: They are in the history buffer. If you go to the command input area A11: They are in the history buffer. If you go to the command input area
and hit Arrow-Up (or Ctrl-k) or Arrow-Down (or Ctrl-j) you can walk and hit Arrow-Up (or Ctrl-k) or Arrow-Down (or Ctrl-j) you can walk
through the file history. through the file history.
Q12: What are the hot-key bindings? Q12: What are the hot-key bindings?
A12: You can see most of them - the yellow tooltip shows them A12: You can see most of them - the yellow tooltip shows them
underlined. Most of them should work with Ctrl as well as Alt keys. underlined. Most of them should work with Ctrl as well as Alt keys.
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h - Left h - Left
l - Right l - Right
m - Delete Whole Line m - Delete Whole Line
x - Delete Selection x - Delete Selection
v - Paste Last Selection v - Paste Last Selection
If Meta is kept down while moving the caret, the text will be selected. If Meta is kept down while moving the caret, the text will be selected.
Mouse double click selects a word triple click selects a full line. Mouse double click selects a word triple click selects a full line.
Q13: How can I read the contents of a binary keymap file? Q13: How can I read the contents of a binary keymap file?
A13: You can make a source dump like this: A13: You can make a source dump like this:
mytool -my /usr/share/yudit/data/GreekBible.my \ mytool -my /Applications/Yudit.app/Contents/MacOS/share/yudit/data/GreekBible.m y \
-convert mys -write GreekBible.mys -convert mys -write GreekBible.mys
Q14: How can I quickly enter a unicode character? Q14: How can I quickly enter a unicode character?
A14: Change input to [unicode], enter uxxxx or Uxxxxxxxx where x is A14: Change input to [unicode], enter uxxxx or Uxxxxxxxx where x is
a hexadecimal number. a hexadecimal number.
Q15: Can Yudit do replace functions? Q15: Can Yudit do replace functions?
A15: In The command area you need to type A15: In The command area you need to type
replace old-text new-text replace old-text new-text
and hit an enter for each find/replace. and hit an enter for each find/replace.
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