Welcome to THE, The Hessling Editor.
THE is a full-screen character mode text editor based on the VM/CMS editor
XEDIT and many features of KEDIT written by Mansfield Software.
THE has currently been ported to the following platforms:
- most Unix systems; text mode and native X11 application
- OpenEdition on OS/390
- 32bit DOS
Notes on Amiga version of THE
THE is built with gcc and ncurses on the Amiga. As a result, THE requires
version 48 or greater of ixemul.library, and the ncurses binary package
which contains a valid terminfo entry.
The ncurses binary package is: ncurses-4.2-bin.tar.gz
If you don't already have some portion of the Geek Gadgets instal
Notes on OS/2 version of THE
If after you have extracted the OS/2 the.exe from the archive file you
find that there are no Extended Attributes associated with the.exe,
you can re-attach the EAs by running the following:
eautil the.exe the.eas /P /J /O
This takes the EAs stored in the.eas and joins them to the.exe.
Q. I'm used to XEDIT. How do I make THE look and feel like XEDIT.
A. THE has a compatibility mode fo
--- Known Bugs
o From command line:
the one.txt two.txt
====> scr 2 v
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