.NET Framework 3.5
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dotnet add package AvalonEdit --version
NuGet\Install-Package AvalonEdit -Version
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<PackageReference Include="AvalonEdit" Version="" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add AvalonEdit --version
#r "nuget: AvalonEdit,"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install AvalonEdit as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=AvalonEdit&version=

// Install AvalonEdit as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=AvalonEdit&version=

AvalonEdit is the WPF-based text editor used in SharpDevelop. There are two builds of AvalonEdit included in this package. One that targets .NET 4.0 and one that targets .NET 3.5.

Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
.NET Framework net35 is compatible.  net40 is compatible.  net403 was computed.  net45 was computed.  net451 was computed.  net452 was computed.  net46 was computed.  net461 was computed.  net462 was computed.  net463 was computed.  net47 was computed.  net471 was computed.  net472 was computed.  net48 was computed.  net481 was computed. 
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NuGet packages (53)

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AvalonEdit style for the ShowMeTheXAML XamlDisplay control.


CodeEditor module for Gemini, providing a syntax-highlighted code editor using AvalonEdit.


Markdown XAML processor


Code Completion for Avalon Editor from SharpDevelop http://www.icsharpcode.net/OpenSource/SD/


Generic reusable WPF classes and extension methods that apply to no specific project and flavored to taste

GitHub repositories (97)

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Version Downloads Last updated 80,535 3/19/2023 63,462 12/10/2022 267,537 12/28/2021 173,144 6/1/2021
6.1.1 73,530 3/15/2021
6.1.0 33,212 3/8/2021
6.1.0-preview1 96,021 9/7/2020
6.0.1 1,616,035 12/30/2019
6.0.0 191,355 9/24/2019
6.0.0-rc1 3,582 9/5/2019
6.0.0-preview1 9,049 7/23/2019
6.0.0-netcore3p4alpha1 9,011 5/5/2019
5.0.4 677,209 10/14/2017
5.0.3 729,377 5/18/2016
5.0.2 1,743,507 11/14/2014
5.0.1-pre 3,106 6/28/2014 909,761 5/1/2014 2,221 4/30/2014 10,673 1/23/2014 198,873 4/2/2013 16,486 3/9/2013 17,816 5/12/2012 9,462 9/24/2011 15,150 1/16/2011

AvalonEdit 4.4 changes the Home/End keys to only act on the current TextLine when word-wrapping is enabled. It also removes the caret stop in the middle of surrogate pairs, making characters outside the basic multilingual plane work as expected.