VTeX/Win Editor features


VTeX editor is high performance editor that supports all the usual features, imposes no unnecessary restrictions on the user, and provides extra benefits for TeX editing. The editor is tightly integrated with other components of the VTeX system; for example you can synchronize the previewer with the editor by double clicking on the editor text (and vice versa); you can invoke the Visual Tools with a single keystroke.

Smart Brace Matching

VTeX/Win editor supports TeX brace matching. This could be a great time-saver when you are looking for a hard-to-find macro error. Here is a small example:

Syntax hilighting

TeX Syntax hilighting is another unique feature of the VTeX editor. VTeX editor paints keywords, mathematics, \def'ines, braces and commands in different colors:

You can select the actual colors easily or turn the hilighting off if you editing a non-\TeX file. An intuitive syntax hilight dialog is used for the former:

Editor Magnification and fonts.

VTeX editor supports instant magnification of text in 1pt increments. If the screen space is at a premium (you are editing and previewing at the same time), you can make the text appear very small:

This is a sample text document shown at different sizes.
This is a sample text document shown at different sizes.
This is a sample text document shown at different sizes.
This is a sample text document shown at different sizes.

Change it to normal

This is a sample text document shown at different sizes.
This is a sample text document shown at different sizes.
This is a sample text document shown at different sizes.
This is a sample text document shown at different sizes.

or to large..

This is a sample text document shown at different sizes.
This is a sample text document shown at different sizes.
This is a sample text document shown at different sizes.
This is a sample text document shown at different sizes.

with a single keystroke...

Editor Blocks.

VTeX editor supports multiple types of blocks:

Stream blocks

In VTeX/Win stream blocks are selected with the mouse (left button depressed) or Shift-cursor keys.

Line blocks

In VTeX/Win line blocks are sele