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I'm going to teach teenagers some C++ code. I need an editor which is simple and has built in compiler. We tried CodeBlocks but when we installed it in the machines, the text got reversed, I'm not sure what the reaoson is. I would be great if the file size of the editor will not be large.

We need just simple features:

-Text highlight.

-Compile and run.

-easy to use

-Should run on Windows XP.

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closed as off topic by MainMa, Yannis Oct 28 '12 at 7:40

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You can use Dev C++.

  • Dev-C++ is an full-featured Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for Win32. It uses GCC, Mingw or Cygwin as compiler and libraries set.
  • You can find this superseded by
  • It is also licensed as GNU General Public License version 3.0.
  • Includes MinGW GCC 4.6.2 32bit.
  • Includes TDM-GCC 4.6.1 64bit.
  • Provides syntax highlighting for code, header and resource files.
  • Supports code completion and autocomplete.
  • Shows information about code when hovering above code.
  • Supports GPROF profiling.
  • Provides user-editable shortcuts and tools.
  • Supports multiple languages.
  • Supports GNU GDB debugging.
  • Supports code folding.
  • Supports devpak IDE extensions.
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Will that run on Windows XP? – romani Oct 28 '12 at 5:30
@romani Yes, of course. – Vaibhav Agarwal Oct 28 '12 at 5:32

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