Free PROGRESS Editor & Source Code Viewer

Piew is free PROGRESS editor and source code viewer for Windows with some basic and additional features that support syntax highlighting. Why another editor? Sometime you don't want load whole PROGRESS environment just for small change, for source viewing or maybe you want use some features that are not available in basic PROGRESS editor. Free for personal, business or commercial use.

- basic editor functions
- tabbed interface (multiple opened files at one time)
- syntax highlighting for PROGRESS, HTML, XML files (comments, numbers, keywords, strings)
- highlight occurrence of double-clicked word or define your own string in document
- auto case keywords (lower, UPPER, Title)
- auto complete
- annotations inside editor
- insert Timestamp, Filename, File contents, Defined text (e.g. headers)
- drag & drop text editing
- write protected mode (to avoid accidental overwrite)
- basic regular expression search and replace
- find next/previous word under cursor (without search dialog)
- useful word, line and block editing shortcuts
- rectangular selection (Alt + Mouse)
- multiple selections with (Ctrl + Mouse)
- simultaneously typing into Rectangular selections or multiple selections
- zoom functions
- (un)indenting
- (un)commenting
- auto indent
- source beautify (auto indenting blocks)
- you can automatically remove comments from source code
- you can automatically remove empty lines from source code
- auto case source (if was written with no case)
- align DEFINE VARIABLE, ASSIGN lines (beautify)
- check syntax and run source in PROGRESS environment
- bookmarks
- export source as HTML
- color (syntax highlighting) or BW printing
- show line numbers
- show whitespace
- always on top
- if you have selected some word, you can press F1 to call PROGRESS internal help from this editor. (You must define path to PROGRESS help files lgrfeng.hlp or lgrfeng.chm)
- supports Unix (LF), Windows (CRLF) or Mac (CR) line endings
- restore last opened files on start
- open selected string as new file (searching in Propath)
- option to open files in "Write protected mode"
- code explorer - fast navigation through Procedures, Functions, Triggers, Temp-Tables tree
- long line marker
- aliases (abbreviations)
- outside changes detection
- brace highlighting
- UTF-8 encoding support
- full screen editing
- run external tools from editor
- custom profiles
- autocomplete dialog for database, table and field names
- database browser, with data type information
- support for reading Progress data definitions (*.df files) for database browser / autocomplete

Read more in Readme.txt !

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Current version 4.30 (12.08.2014)

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What's new:

Multiple selections with Ctrl + Mouse click
Simultaneously typing into Rectangular selections or multiple selections
Clipboard pasting into Rectangular selections or multiple selections
Support for reading Progress data definitions (*.df files) for database browser / autocomplete
New function: Fold all & Unfold all
Output case format for Tables & Fields in script Dump_Tables.p (v1.1)
Posibility set path to Alias file in custom .ini profile
New version dll (2.2.8 -> 3.4.4)
Better internal handling of text retrieving from position
Changed shortcut for "Try open clicked word as file" to (Ctrl + Alt + Mouse click), before (Ctrl + Mouse click)
Code Beautifier - reset level after FUNCTION ... FORWARD
If you load file from commandline and already exist in "restore files" suppress warning "File is already oppened"
If you search for something that is folded - unfold it after show
Bug in autocomplete dialog for database/tables (if DB contains table with the same name, you never get fields list for this table)