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Developer's Description

ShowTx is an auto-sizing plain text viewer that allows editing and saving the text. It is ideal for use in batch processes or as "Send To" application. Special features are customizable through 3-level behavior 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, OEM (console) to ANSI (Windows) character conversion, menu, Status bar can be hidden, and launch function allows passing the opened file to another program.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.10

  • Auto detect encoding without BOM:
  • UTF-8 by code rules, ANSI/ASCII if no zero bytes, else assumed UTF-16 LE
  • Allow writing to file with or without BOM (menu: file / encoding / BOM?)
  • PLain 7 bit ASCII files are regarded as UTF-8 w/o BOM by default; see INI
  • New INI file items: [file] ASCII7bitAs, NewFileBOM (see user guide)
  • 64 bit version available
  • Bug fixes; HTML user guide; PureBasic ver. 5.71


Release October 3, 2019
Date Added October 3, 2019
Version 2.10

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None


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