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I am looking for an editor like an nedit editor where I could move horizontally with trackpad. For the moment, I can only scroll vertically and it is frustrating to not be able to scroll horizontally.

If anyone could give suggestions of editors that have the both functionalities (vertically and horizontally), it would be fine to tell it.

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    Do you like Vim? Gvim has support for that. – Quasímodo Dec 31 '20 at 11:06
  • @Quasímodo . Thanks for your quick answer. Unfortunately, I already usually vim and I am looking for a complementary editor like nedit but no way to scroll horizontally with trackpad on macOS, it is boring. – youpilat13 Dec 31 '20 at 11:14
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    You're welcome. Are there other editors you have looked into or some that you would not like, like Gvim? – Quasímodo Dec 31 '20 at 11:17
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    maybe ask author of nedit for this function. – furas Dec 31 '20 at 15:08
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    @furas I have found in xdvi's manual that "the X Toolkit routines that implement translations do not support event types of Btn6Down or Btn7Down", which are the scroll left and scroll right events. Nedit relies on that subroutines and thus it seems to be trapped in that regard. – Quasímodo Jan 1 at 15:16
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With bluefish editor you can scroll horizontally and vertically using the touchpad.

With kate after disabling the dynamic newline option.

Also medit is another option (not nedit).

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