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ShowTx 2.00 Plain text viewer Download (45Kb)
ShowTx is an auto-sizing plain text viewer that allows editing and saving the text. ShowTx is ideal for use in batch processes or as "Send To" application. Unicode.


Special features:
  • Customizable through 3-level behaviour control: defaults in INI file, command parameters, user interface
  • Auto-adjusting window size depending on line size or word wrap mode
  • Alternative x/y window position and width/height through command parameters, or as last used

  • Open with text from clipboard (command option)
  • Menu, Statusbar can be hidden
  • Secondary font for quick toggle
  • Launch function allows passing the opened file to another program
Standard Functions:
  • Standard editing functions including copy, insert, drag&drop
  • Search function, background color, font selection, on-top option
  • Prompt (save?) on text changes: closing after changes, switching to read-only, external file changes
  • Drag&drop file from Explorer into ShowTx window to open
The INI file is stored in the program directory. No Registry entries.