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Edit tab

The Edit tab 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.

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.

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

Reset to default settings.

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