TextPad is a powerful replacement for Notepad, a tool for editing your web pages, or a programming IDE; TextPad does what you want, the way you would expect.
TextPad is designed to provide the power and functionality to satisfy the most demanding text editing requirements.
When just getting the job done is work enough, the last thing you need is to waste time learning yet another computer application. Your experience with other tools should be relevant to each new application, making it possible to sit down and use that new application right away.
TextPad has been implemented according to the Windows XP user interface guidelines, so great attention has been paid to making it easy for beginners and experienced users. In-context help is available for all commands, and in-context menus pop up with the right mouse button. The Windows multiple document interface allows multiple files to be edited simultaneously, with up to 2 views of each file. Text can be dragged and dropped between files.
You can correct the most common typing errors with commands to change cases and transpose words, characters, and lines in addition to the usual cut and paste capabilities. Other commands let you indent blocks of text, split or join lines, and insert whole files. Any change can be undone or redone, right back to the first one made. Visible bookmarks can be put on lines, and edit commands can be applied to lines with bookmarks.
Frequently used combinations of commands can be saved as keystroke macros, and the spelling checker has dictionaries for ten languages.
It also has a customizable tools menu and integral file compare and search commands, with hypertext, which jumps from the matched text to the corresponding line in the source file (ideal for integrating compilers).