First Sketch Of My New Editor

Last time I wrote about a new programming and text editing experience and how the interface of such an editor should behave.

The other night I could not sleep hence I used the time to wonder about the look of the editor’s interface.

I draw a simple sketch:

Programming Editor Sketch 1

Programming Editor Sketch 1

At first look the interface doesn’t seem so special. The most eye-catching differences are:

  • no menu bar
  • no toolbar

The Rest is pretty straight forward.

  • Tabs (that will probably work like Opera’s)
  • Status bar with Last Action, columns lines, etc.
  • Line numbers on the left

Just as a reminder. The goal of the interface is that is never in your way and that you never need the mouse. Nevertheless the interface should go conform with important common interface standards.

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