Jul 232016

If you were using 4.69f9, you should probably upgrade… to 4.69f9.

StrongEDFred Graute has released another new version of StrongED, a general purpose and very powerful, yet easy to use text editor.

The software, which is an ideal replacement for the vastly less-featured Edit that has been supplied with all RISC OS computers since the days of Acorn, can load any type of file, and be configured to recognise certain types and behave in particular ways as a result. Continue reading »

Mar 152013

Daily directories for saving safely.

Fred Graute, current maintainer of StrongED, released a new version of Transient towards the end of last year, a utility that provides a temporary directory on the hard drive, creating a new subdirectory each day in order to help organise files. The application puts an icon on the left side of the icon bar that can be used much like a RAM disk, to which you can drag and save files, such as downloads from a web browser. Unlike the RAM disk, however, the files are safe and sound on the hard disk across shutdowns, remaining there until they are deleted, although there is also an option to automatically ‘expire’ directories of a certain age. Continue reading »