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Application Name TextWorx Version 1.4 Thursday, May 16, 2019 Short Description A universal text manipulator managed via context menu. See screenshot attached. Supported OSes Windows Web Page Link RequirementsTested on Windows 7Author bgmCoder -->
There are many text editors out there, and not all of them have the text-manipulation functions that you always want or need.  TextWorx is designed to give you a slew of text-manipulation functions at your disposal for whatever text editor you wish to work with.  It has a universal context menu and custom toolbar/s that you open with a hotkey.  First select your text, then call the menu, then the function that you wish to run against that text.

I've longed to share it for a very long time and have been working on and off with it for over 8 years.
Take a look at the online help (although it comes with the same help as a local chm file); there are screenshots, credits and version history there.

Default Global hotkeys (but you can customize them)
win+K to show the menu
win+shift+K to toggle the toolbar

After you have the menu open (or when you push a toolbar button):

* hold shift to reverse the effect (in many cases)
* hold control to work the effect on each line in the selection
* hold control+shift to do both.

For example, if you want to encase a word in double-quotes, just select the text, then select the function from the menu.

* To remove double-quotes, hold shift when you select the function.
* To encase each line in double-quotes, hold control when you select the function.
* To remove double-quotes from each line, hold control+shift when you select the function.
Universal context menu for text editors. 

* Use either Menu or Toolbar - both are completely customizable
* Over 150 commands - many are unique to TextWorx
* Completely customizable global hotkeys for Menu, Toolbar and for ANY Command
* Modify single words, or multiple lines.
* Easily comment and uncomment code.
* Quickly create html ordered/unordered lists and inserting html tags.
* Number and renumber lines (complete with padding and custom number parameters).
* Sort lines.
* Insert preset text snippets and characters.
* Insert the date in multiple fashions.
* Quickly convert slashes.
* Toolbar buttons for cut, copy paste using two clipboards
* Paste as Text, and Send selection to Notepad
* Search and Replace multiple criteria - example: replace all State abbeviations with their names (and vice versa).
* Authour takes requests for new commands (the most fun part of it all)

NANY 2019: TextWorx - Universal Text Manipulator
NANY 2019: TextWorx - Universal Text Manipulator

Just extract the contents of the zip file and run the executable.

Using the Application
To use this program, first select some text, then push the hotkey, then select your text-manipulation routine.  The text is transformed and replaced right in your editor.

Just delete all the files.

Looking forward to seeing more...  :Thmbsup:

This seems very interesting and useful, I am waiting for the download link.

Agreed, looks quite useful.  Looking forward to it.   :Thmbsup:

This reminds me of Boxer Software's Text Monkey (complete feature list here), and its alternatives, see e.g. the alternativeTo listing.  I particularly liked WOTS Clippy, but both programs are old now, and the author of Clippy has disappeared from the Web.  However, your program has different features than these, despite overlap.


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