Geany is a text editor using the GTK2 toolkit with basic features of an integrated development environment.

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Geany invisible underscore

Recently, Geany suddenly started showing underscores as spaces - i.e. they've become "invisible". For example this text - is_empty, displays the same as is empty. But when copying to the clipboard ...
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How to get rid of this vertical line in Geany

There's a random line going through my code in Geany, and it persists to stay there upon restarting the application. How do I remove it? Screenshot:
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Geany IDE save files with bash command?

Is there any way to save open files in Geany IDE with a bash command? I have a bash script to compile source files for me, but I want it to save the file before compiling. "What I would like to use ...
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Scrolling two files simultaneously in Geany Split Window plugin?

I am using the Split Window plugin of Geany to display two files side-by side. However I have to still scroll down each file separately. Is there any way to lock the scroll for both files, to scroll ...
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Geany cannot save files in Desktop Folder

Since many years, I always used Geany IDE for code of all kind on either Windows or Linux and been very statisfied. But then, I decided to use a more recent version and a strange issue appeared in ...
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Where can I find geany's default global configuration files?

I was trying to install the Vibrant Ink Geany theme, and ended up with it not working. As far as I understand, the filetype defintions weren't working or something. Screenshot. I messed around with a ...
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How can I automatically save a list of open files in Geany, with cron or otherwise?

I use the Geany IDE for programming, and it does not reliably reload my previously open files, for example after a power outage. I found that Geany has a command line feature which returns a list of ...
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Additional source directories using Geany

I'm using Geany in Ubuntu as an IDE for a C++ Project, and I want to use some external libraries (from Webots). However, I don't find the option to specify additional library paths (as one can find in ...
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Fallback fonts in gedit or geany for Windows

On Linux I often use gedit and Geany, and love the interface of both. On Windows (8) however, non seem to support font fallback; that is, when I open a text file containing Chinese and Japanese ...
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Is it possible to enable automatic error highlighting in Geany?

Is it possible to set up the Geany IDE so that it will highlight compiler errors automatically (like the Eclipse IDE for Java)? I've noticed that Geany doesn't highlight syntax errors in source code ...
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Highlight a phrase globally in the open document when double clicked in Geany

Is there an option to turn this on somewhere? Similar behaviour can be found in Notepad++ for example. Useful for immediately seeing where stuff gets used.
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Syntax Highlight and Autocomplete in Geany for GTK+ (C)

I have just started GTK+ coding in C. I was curious whether i can get syntax highlight and auto-completion working for my GTK code... because as a beginner it would be helpful. I was completely ...
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Install dependencies for Geany on Windows

I'd like to find a way to automatically install the dependencies for Geany (which has all its dependencies installed automatically on Ubuntu, when installed from the Ubuntu software center) Is it ...
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How can I set geany as the default program for opening a specific file on Windows?

I'm trying to set Geany as the default program for opening .html files on Windows. Is it possible to do this? I've noticed that Geany doesn't show up under the list of applications that appear when ...
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How to make geany editor's tab key behave like eclipse?

In the Eclipse IDE, when you are editing inside a pair of parentheses, brackets or double quotes, you can press the tab key to move the cursor out of the brackets. Is there any way to configure geany ...
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Geany - preserve folding and unfolding of text every time a document is opened

Whenever I open a file in the Geany IDE, I want the file's text to be folded in exactly the same way that the text was folded the last time I was editing it. Is it possible to configure Geany to keep ...
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Increase the number of document tabs displayed in Geany?

I'm working on a project with about 20 files. Is there a way I can increase the number of document tabs displayed, rather than having to click the arrow to scroll along? (perhaps show two layers of ...
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Sass and Haml syntax highlighting in Geany (Ubuntu)

I'm using Sass (not SCSS) and Haml, and I'd like them to be syntax highlighted in Geany rather than appear as plain text. Is there a way to enable or install this functionality?
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Annoying behaviour in Geany when you open a file with multiple geany windows open

In Gedit, if you have multiple Gedit windows open, and then open a file, Gedit chooses to open it in the most recently active window. I like this behaviour, i think it's intuitive. In Geany, which i ...
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Geany: Syntax highlighting and autocomplete doesn't work unless I have the header file open in geany

I'm currently writing a program that uses the GTK library. The programs compile and run fine. The problem is - geany seems to not 'know' what structs and methods are in the GTK header file. It ...
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LESS syntax highlighting in Geany

I'm using LESS CSS (PHP version). I'm also using Geany in Linux. Is there a LESS syntax file for Geany out there, or how I can go about editing the CSS one to suit LESS?
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How to show CR in Geany

Can Geany be switched into a mode where it displays CR characters (but not LF characters)? Can Geany be forced to only wrap a line on LF but not on CR? Generally speaking: Geany wraps a line on all ...
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Is it possible to view two files simultaneously in Geany?

I tend to be a simple text editor user, but when I want IDE-like features, I've been using Geany. One thing I find bothersome about it, though, is I can see only one file at a time. Sometimes I want ...
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How to solve missing/hidden window in Geany?

I have installed Geany 0.19.1 on Windows 7, I run the Geany.exe shortcut and it appears running on my windows taskbar, if I hit Alt+Tab I see the Geany icon. But... no window is shown. Where is the ...
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Where is the Geany user directory on Windows 7?

I can't find Geany's (http://www.geany.org/) user config dir on Win7. It does not seem to be in ProgramData or ~/AppData/Local Apparently, Windows 7 also has lost the ability to find directories (or ...
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Configure Geany (Ubuntu) to use use HTML syntax highlighting for .tpl files

I'm trying to configure Geany (Ubuntu) to use use HTML syntax highlighting for .tpl files.
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Can I move Geany's Sidebar to the Right Side?

This isn't really that important, but is there a way to change the Geany IDE's sidebar to the right side instead of the left? http://www.geany.org/