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Edit page

The Edit page allows you to customize settings related to edit operations.

Specify Tag Format using Regular Expressions check box

Uses regular expressions to specify the tag format.

Find text box

Specifies a regular expression to match a tag.

File Name text box

Specifies a regular expression to match a file name.

Line Number text box

Specifies a regular expression to match a line number.

Save Insert/Overwrite Mode check box

If this box is checked, Insert/Overwrite mode will be saved, and the next time you start a new EmEditor window, the Insert/Overwrite mode will restored. If this box is not checked, EmEditor always starts with the insert mode.

Undo Character by Character (need to restart EmEditor) check box

If this box is checked, the Undo command will undo the word, character by character. This action will also affect macros which record an insert command, character by character. To activate the new settings, you need to restart EmEditor.

Enable Multiple Selections check box

Specifies whether you want to enable multiple selections. To make multiple selections, after making one selection, make another selection with the mouse while pressing the CTRL key. Alternatively, you can press the F8 key, move the cursor to extend the selection, press the F8 key again to finish the selection, move the cursor again to go to the next selection position, and repeat this procedure until you make all selections.

Read Only when a temporary file is opened with View Source on Internet Explorer check box

Read Only when a temporary file is opened with View Source in Internet Explorer.

Prompt when No Undo Information is Available check box

Displays a dialog box to prompt users when no Undo information is available.

Prompt when EmEditor cannot open the Clipboard check box

Displays a dialog box to prompt users when EmEditor cannot open the Clipboard.

Keep Horizontal Cursor Position check box

After inserting a string and moving the cursor up or down, returns the cursor position to the same horizontal position as the position before inserting the string.

Auto Copy check box

This option allows you to copy the selection automatically to the Clipboard without selecting the Copy command (CTRL + C). While the Auto Copy mode is on, the selection will be copied to the Clipboard immediately before the selection is deselected or deleted, immediately before the active document is switched, or the editor loses the keyboard focus. However, it does not work during the CSV cell mode.

Treat the following characters as alphanumeric text box

Treats the following characters as alphanumeric when editing. For instance, when you double-click a word, these characters are treated as a part of the word. However, this setting does not apply to the regular expression \w operator or the Match Whole Word option in the Find dialog box.

Reset button

Resets to default settings.

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