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I am looking for a freeware text editor that allows to set multiple column numbers (as opposed to a single end-of-the-line marker).

Crimson Editor has such feature but the number of markers is limited to only two:

column markers in Crimson Editor

UltraEdit and EditPlus support them too, but they're not free.

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as always: vim (free, works everywhere, is everywhere)

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you can set the markers via :set cc=10,20,30,40. see the colorcolumn option.

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