Infobox Software
name = SciTE

caption = SciTE under Windows
developer =
latest_release_version = 1.76
latest_release_date = March 16 2008
operating_system = Cross-platform
language =
genre = Text editor
license = Historical Permission Notice and Disclaimer
website = []

SciTE or SCIntilla based Text Editor is a cross-platform text editor written by Neil Hodgson using the Scintilla editing component. It is licensed under a minimal version of the Historical Permission Notice and Disclaimer.Scintilla license file,] The current version is 1.76, released on March 16 2008.

Lightweight and built for speed, it is designed mainly for source editing, and performs syntax highlighting and inline function reference for many different languages. There is a standalone .exe available also, ideal for USB flash drives including U3-compatible models. SciTE shares some features with other editors that are also based on the Scintilla editing component.


SciTE is highly configurable. Settings can be altered by editing plain text configuration files. It is possible to have different settings for each language and project, as well as global or per user options. These allow a high level of customization over things like shortcut keys, tabbing, code folding, fonts, and syntax highlightingSciTE Documentation, lists configuration options] .

In addition, the Lua programming language is embedded in Scite, allowing the user further customization. One can write Lua scripts that have access to the contents of the buffer and the Scintilla API. The scripts can be triggered by a shortcut key, or on an event, providing the possibility for implementing auto-complete or other hook. Useful scripts can be found onlineLua scripts for SciTE,] .

An example of a highly customised configuration is the IDE distributed with the programming language AutoIt.


Features include Replace in Selection, Regular expression replace with subgroups, Find in files, code folding, api files, copy formatted, and abbreviations. The editing layout consists of multiple tabs containing source, and additionally an output pane that displays output from scripts that have been run.

SciTE supports syntax highlighting of many languages. The full list of recognized languages can be found in the official documentation. [ [ SciTE ] ]

ee also

*List of text editors
*Comparison of text editors
*Scintilla (editing component)


External links

* [ Official site]
* [ SciTE4D - SciTE based Text Editor for D Programming Language]

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