ANN: Leo 3.6 outlining editor

Edward K. Ream
Thu, 12 Sep 2002 20:51:31 GMT 3.6 is now available at: requires Python 2.2 and tcl/tk 8.3 or above.

A slashdot article about Leo appeared soon after 3.5 was released.  Leo now
has many more users and developers; 3.6 is considerably more friendly to
Linux as a result.

The highlights of 3.6:

- Fixed several bugs that appear only on Linux.
- Added Match Brackets command.
- Added support for MouseWheel (Linux only).
- Added support for LaTex and PHP languages.
- Improved all aspects of the Help menu.
- Discovered a minor bug involving the Python (Idle) window and documented a
- Leo remembers the previous insertion point and scrollbar position when
switching between nodes.
- The usual small improvements and bug fixes.

What is Leo?
 - A programmer's editor, an outlining editor and a flexible browser.
 - A literate programming tool, compatible with noweb and CWEB.
 - A data organizer and project manager. Leo provides multiple views
   of projects within a single outline.
 - Fully scriptable using Python. Leo saves its files in XML format.
 - Portable. is 100% pure Python.
 - Open Software, distributed under the Python License.


Edward K. Ream
Edward K. Ream   email:
Leo: Literate Editor with Outlines