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OldSchool Editor is text editor has a simple, powerful, intuitive and nostalgic interface that gives feel of working on desktop. OldSchool Editor can be used as standard editor for editing any kind of text files.

Note : It is an editor for plain text files and not designed for opening pdf, doc, docx or any other non plain text file format.

Features of OldSchool Editor :
★ Simple, small size and Ad Free
★ Powerful and simple user interface designed for both phones and tablets
★ Multiple interfaces available to increase productivity in both phones and tablets
★ Create, browse and save text files with auto saving feature
★ Change Interface, text size, font and color
★ Open large files in parts with paging system
★ Display line numbers
★ Supports Undo and Redo operations
★ Supports Read only mode, word wrap and word count
★ Supports Find & Replace, line jumping
★ Quickly open HTML files in browser or internal viewer
★ Built-in color picker for getting color codes in different format such RGB, HSL and HEX
★ Supports keyboard shortcuts for many editor operations
★ Supports different kind of Line ending styles ( \n , \r , \r\n )
★ Supports US-ASCII, UTF-8, ISO-8859-1 and IBM437 encoding standards with encoding detector

If you find any problems feel free to give suggestions and feedback at feedbackdtw@gmail.com

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If you like this application and want to support development or appreciate developer you can buy support version of this application. Support version has exactly same features.

Permissions Required :
WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE : Writing files in storage
INTERNET : For internal browser
WAKE_LOCK : For Firebase analytics
ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE : For Firebase analytics

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Primary: Applications

Secondary: Productivity

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Version History

Launched Apr 24, 2019 (over 1 year ago).

Releasing new versions every about 2 months, on average.

Oct 02
Version 1.4.9

Version 1.4.9
-Clipboard operations are working in find and replace dialog text boxes
-Changed default editor interface size to 15
-Quick toolbar is added for quick actions
-Share Text option is added in tools menu
-Now editor will handle tab key properly
-Added Tab key handling options in settings
-Fixed the problem of auto capitalisation faced by some users
-Minor other bug fixes and performance improvement
-Updated FAQ

Jun 22
Version 1.4.8

Thank you everyone for your feedback and support.

Version 1.4.8
-Added a new UI
-Added ISO-8859-1, IBM437 encoding
-Added encoding detector (under development)
-Added auto saving feature
-Added a crash handler
-Toggle edit area frame
-Now editor will always append .txt at the end of filename
-File saving logic revised
-Fixed file saving in google drive
-Minor other bug fixes and performance improvement
-Updated FAQ

Apr 23
Version 1.4.7

Thank you everyone for your feedback and support.

Version 1.4.7
- Fixed file loading glitch originated after recent update

Mar 09
Version 1.4.5

Thank you everyone for your feedback and support.

Version 1.4.5
- Added fonts as requested
- Fixed behaviour of editor not showing as a registered text editor while opening files
- Fixed inconsistent application state while opening files through a file manager
- Minor bug fixes to improve stability

Feb 13
Version 1.4.4

Thank you everyone for your feedback and support.

Version 1.4.4
- Added word wrap configuration options in settings as requested
- Added a restore default setting options as requested
- Temporarily removed inconsistent line message (causing lots of crash)
- Minor bug fixes to improve stability

Dec 11
Version 1.4.3

Thank you everyone for your feedback and support.

Version 1.4.3
- Now editor layout will be adjusted for keyboard
- Turn sticky bottom bar off in settings to get old behaviour
- Now editor will exit on selecting exit instead of going in background
- Fixed the Editor UI problem in landscape mode
- Fixed some dialog boxes causing application crash
- Fixed other minor bugs
- On some error, proper message will be displayed, instead of application crash

Oct 25
Version 1.4.1

Thank you everyone for keeping patience. I know it's been a long time.

Version 1.4
- SD card is Visible
- Added a paging system
- Added line numbers
- Added smooth horizontal and vertical scrolling
- Can correctly read UTF-8 and US-ASCII
- Added small FAQ for common problems
- Fixed undo/redo, file picker, shortcut keys and shift key glitch
- Almost everything is touched (rewritten) and lots of bugs are fixed

Jun 17
Version 1.3

Thank you everyone for your support and cooperation

Version 1.3 (Stability Release)
Fixed application crash during file opening in some devices
Fixed application crash during dialog opening in some devices
Minor bug fixes

Jun 03
Version 1.2

Thank you everyone for your support and cooperation

Version 1.2 (Stability Release)
Fixed crashes in file saving in most of device above android 5.1
Redefined working of keyboard shortcuts
Minor bug fixes

May 27
Version 1.1

Version 1.1 (Stability Release)
Fixed bugs related to file saving
Fixed crashes on Android N and above
File picker option is now operational
Minor bug fixes

Apr 23
Version 1.0

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