"In the Tools menu, there are several options for things like
highlighting and indenting -- I'll look at these in Part 3. There's
also options to change the selected text to uppercase/lowercase,
and to wrap or join lines, as well as a spellcheck function.
"If you start typing, you may notice that Kate matches brackets
up for you -- when you close a bracket, the matching opening
bracket is highlighted. This is useful for code, when you may well
want an easy visual check on where you're at with your bracket
pairs. Unlike some editors, Kate doesn't issue a warning if there's
no match for a close bracket -- this is both useful (the warning
can be irritating if you use smilies, for example!) and a nuisance
(it doesn't bring a lack-of-match to your attention when
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