Sadiss is a Unicode text editor for Ethiopic. It can be localized for
other scripts with modest changes. Sadiss is written using Java. A
summary of Sadiss' features,
- Ethiopic Unicode font
- KWK Keyboard system for Ethiopic character editing
- Multiple documents editing
- Text format supported: plain, UTF-8, and Unicode
- Text search
- Font selection and scale
- Ethiopic and English locale
- Amharic and English help
- Easily localizable
- A platform that is capable of running JRE 1.4 or better
- JRE 1.4 (Java Running Environment)
[JRE 1.4] If you don't have JRE 1.4 or above,
you can download it from Sun's site. These are the steps.
- Click on
- From the download list items, select J2SE 1.4 or above
- From the first download table, make a selction
based on your operating system and download one of the JRE.
Be warned that the JRE is about 10MB in size.
[Sadiss 1.0] Download Sadiss here.
For zipped version:
For self-extracting version:
sadiss1-0.exe (Windows Only)
If you have downloaded sadiss1-0.zip, then use some tool
to extract the files into your choice of drive. During the process,
you will be asked where to extract it, and you must provide
a drive where to do so.
[Windows] If you have downloaded sadiss1-0.exe, then invoke this
file to perform self-extracting.
[General] If you prefer to run it from a command line, use one of the
following commands. The first one starts Sadiss with Amharic
locale while the second with US English.
java -jar Sadiss.jar am ET
java -jar Sadiss.jar en US
[Windows] There is a batch file called "sadiss.bat" and it is located
in Sadiss home folder. If you run this batch file, it will
start Sadiss with Amharic locale. Better yet, you
can create a short-cut in the desktop to this batch file or
the file "Sadiss.jar" and run it from there.
A screenshots that show features of Sadiss.