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A port of the SciTE text editor to the Qt QML/Quick, which is optimized for touch devices. Source


Does not come with a desktop file, has to be started manually with sciteqt from the terminal. Toggle mobile view via View - Mobile Platform UI.

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Mobile Fit: 5

Perfect - this app fits your phone screen just fine out of the box and works nicely with touch input!

Project status: maturing

This project has been in development for some time and is somewhere around a 1.0 release. It should work mostly fine.



If you're lucky*, you can install this app by just hitting this button:


* You need to have an appstream:// handler, e.g., GNOME Software or KDE Discover, installed and the app needs to be available in a configured software repository, more details.

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Licensing and technical details

License: Custom (see https://github.com/mneuroth/SciTEQt/blob/master/scite/License.txt)

Frameworks: QtQuick

Backend: Scintilla

Programming languages: C++

Build system: qmake