I need to be able to set multiple column numbers (as opposed to a single end-of-the-line marker) in a text editor. Is there a way to do this in a commonly-available editor?

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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