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Kate in Leap 42.1

Vendor: KDE
Developer: Christoph Cullmann
License: LGPL
Web: kate editor project page


Kate is the KDE standard editor. It is an acronym for KDE Advanced Text Editor. It is also used for scripting and offers syntax highlighting for programming languages like C , C++ or HTML. Kwrite is basically a stripped down version of Kate.


  • plugin support
  • window splitting
  • encoding support
  • bookmarks
  • code folding
  • syntax highlighting
  • auto completion with argument hints
  • vi input mode

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