gedit is a lightweight editing tool for the GNOME desktop found in many distributions of Linux, BSD and other Unix systems.

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Is there an OpenVMS EDT keypad plugin for gedit?

Is there a OpenVMS EDT keypad (layout) plugin for gedit?
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Custom gedit Syntax Highlighting for Dummies?

I want to make (have, actually) a custom syntax highlighting for gedit. There would be just a few different items: A line that begins with 2 tabs. ----- One color. A line that begins with 3 tabs. ...
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I have problems printing from gedit in Windows

Gedit in Linux works like a champ. For me, in two installations Gedit in Windows XP works well except that it will not print properly on HP LaserJets or Toshiba's laser printers. It will make a 90 ...
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how to turn off line wrap in gedit?

I've been using kwrite for a long time and love the way I can turn on/off line wrapping easily. Now I'm running Ubuntu with gnome, trying to avoid any KDE at all on this particular machine. Gedit ...
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Modifying a gedit syntax highlighting file

I am trying to change a highlighting file from Gedit. I have modified the file /usr/share/gtksourceview-3.0/language-specs/fortran.lang because I want to change the cases in which the editor takes a ...
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Can you do keyboard shortcuts in gedit?

Not sure if I am missing something very obvious here, but it looks like you can't set your own key bindings in gedit. I've looked around on the ubuntu support forums and Googled around, but apart from ...
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Why won't gedit file browser plugin show files?

Does anyone know why gedit won't show any files on my system, but only show folders? See attached screenshot for clarification. In the screenshot, both Explorer and gedit are showing the exact same ...
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How to stop Firefox opening xml files and get gedit to open them instead

When ever I open an xml file in Ubuntu it opens with Firefox, how do I change the file association to open with gedit instead?
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Gedit - how to set default encoding opening?

I would like to somehow make Gedit on my sister's laptop to open text files in Windows1250 (CP1250-Winlatin2) encoding by default. She has a plenty of ebooks in txt format and opening them in ...
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How to change the UI language of gedit under windows7?

gedit starts with the system-language of my system but I want to use the US version of the UI. I can not find a option in the menues or the config-file. Is there a way to change this?
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How to enable gedit editor in midnight commander?

how can set gedit to be default editor in mc? When I hit F4, gedit should be used rather than mc's default editor.
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Does Gedit have cool keyboard shortcuts?

I have used Vim before and I love the keyboard shortcuts, but I hate having to copy and paste, so I am looking for a text editor that makes it easier. I have been trying Gedit. It's cool. But I really ...
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Gedit open current directory from terminal - Ubuntu 10.10

I've been searching for how to do this for quite some time and can't find an answer. I'm new to UNIX environments in general so excuse my ignorance. I'm watching a screencast on Rails and in OSX it ...
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Changing GEdit's default file open/save path?

When opening/saving a file using GEdit you see a open/save file dialog. The default location to open/save files in is ~. Is there anyway I can change it so that the default open/save is ~/Desktop/?
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GEdit 'Session Saver'

I use 'session saver' with GEdit on Ubuntu 11.10. I would like to know where GEdit stores them so that I can automatically back it using DropBox. Session Saver: Allow to bookmark working sessions ...
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Refresh Chrome Tab

Is there a way to refresh an opened tab of chrome (or chromium) from terminal? (using ubuntu 10.04). I need this to gedit shortcut to refresh chrome each time I save the file I am editing.
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How to install plugins for gedit on Mac OS X?

gedit in this thread pretty much raised my interest as a light weight editor / IDE for R. I was happy to see that there is a .dmg for Mac OS X, but I still wonder where / how to install plugins, in ...
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gedit indent guides

I would like some indent guides for gedit, this is very useful in python code. I couldn't find such an option in the settings, nor a plugin to add it, does anyone know how to make such a thing ...
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How to tell GEDIT to reload currently opened file

I am using GEDIT and I would like to have a shortcut key that allows me to tell GEDIT (on Ubuntu) to force reloading from file system the currently opened file. How can I do that?
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Where to put *.lang syntax highlighting files for gedit in Windows

I'm trying to add coffeescript syntax highlighting to gedit in Windows, but I can't work out where to put the *.lang file. I'm following the instructions here, but the path ...
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Is there a Python 3 console plugin for gedit?

I recently moved from Windows to Ubuntu and am settling into a new text-editor; gedit. With its plugins, gedit is surprisingly capable. I thought I would need to run"Notepad++ in Wine", but the ...
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Gedit ftp plugin won't connect

I'm using gEdit and I want to connect to an FTP server with the FTP Browser plugin. I filled in the connection details but when i click on the connect button it won't respond. I'm sure the FTP ...
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GEdit Snippets don't seem to work on remote files?

I am attempting to use gedit's "snippets" plugin. They work great in Ubuntu, but I've since switched to Debian. Now, even though I have enabled Snippets, they don't work when I am editing files on a ...
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gedit, keyboard shortcut to switch to bottom pane (command prompt)

Im on Ubuntu, and using gedit for some minor programming stuff, and was wondering if anyone knows a keyboard shortcut to switch between the text area and the bottom pane (bottom pane = shell / command ...
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use gedit to open file with null characters

I know GEdit has a bug which prevents it from opening a file with null (\0) characters in it. This is a huge inconvenience for me because I frequently have to open big log files with only a couple ...
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Can gedit on mac be used to edit files over ssh?

I use a linux machine at work and a mac at home. I can ssh from my machine at home to my work machine. But the only editor that I have access to on the command line then is vi, which I don't like. ...
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G edit - Find tag in Ubuntu

in Gedit Can I use image tag for find and replace with a space. I simply need to remove entire image tags in the html Using Find & Replace
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Which command line text editor has the closest keybindings to Notepadd++, Gedit, or Kate (or any modern CUA style editor)?

I'm looking for a text editor that has an amazing common user access (CUA) mode (or can be configured to have it) that resembles closely modern editors like Notepad++, Gedit, Kate, Sublime, etc. I've ...
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How to make HTML snippets available when working with PHP?

This question is not only about HTML and PHP, there are some files which are written in more than one language. Let's take example of HTML; here you can do CSS and JavaScript stuffs in it. In ...
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How do you use sftp with gedit on Ubuntu?

Do you need a plugin to edit sftp files on a remote server with gedit? Which one works best? What about (non-secure) ftp?
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How can I open a large XML file?

I've got to read an XML file and put it into a DB. But before that I want to open it and 'clean' it by deleting many chunks of records. The original file is about 20Mb. How can I open this file to ...
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Formatting gets changed when trying to copy text from gedit to vim

I want to copy/paste some text to vim from gedit. The original text looks like this: I start vim, press "i", then right click, paste, and get this: How could i set vim to not to do this? How ...
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open 2X separate gedit's in ubuntu?

I am wondering if there is a way to force gedit (the default text editor in Ubuntu) to open a separate window when opening a second text file, with another already open. The default behaviour is to ...
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How to configure GEdit correctly?

I've installed GEdit, but I find it quite unusable for programming purposes, which plugins are useful for such thing? (e.g.: to enable auto indentation, auto completion, ...) One of the thins I'm ...
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Gedit gktsourceview3.0 rules - multiple optional suffixes

I'm trying to write a syntax highlighter rule for arm assembly to use in gedit. In arm, every command has some optional suffixes which make it execute conditionally. So obviously I want the command ...
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Gedit on Windows - Locating a File

I am using the text editor gedit on Windows Vista. I did not realize it at the time, but the default is the gedit saves a file to "C:\Windows\system32". I am looking for a file that I saved to this ...
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Where do I get gedit for windows?

Do I just install the binary from here: http://projects.gnome.org/gedit/ Is it simply click to install or? Do I install python 2 or 3? Or does it matter?
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How do I change the theme of gEdit on WIndows?

Gedit (like most Windows GTK applications) is hideously ugly. I already tried the solution described in this question, however, it a) prompted me to install an endless array of DLLs and finally ...
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manually import snippet for gedit in ubuntu

I am trying to import a new snippet into snippet plugin for gedit. But when i click on the 'import' button the screen freezes and am not able to click on the dialog. I looked online for a solutin ...
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How to fix Gedit not showing files

I have Ubuntu 12.10, my Gedit suddenly stopped showing files on the file browser. It only shows folders. I can open any file on Gedit, but the file browser doesn't show the files on the current ...
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gedit missing spell check database

Spell check is installed and enabled in gedit, but the dictionary seems to be missing. When I enable autocheck spelling every word is highlighted as incorrect (and yes, some of them are spelled ...
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How can I show “space” as “-” or other marks in gEdit?

How can I show "space" as "-" or other marks in gEdit?
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Missed scrolls in Gedit and nautilus

After I type anything in GEdit, it ignores the next 6 ticks of my scrollwheel in a direction. If I scroll 6 times up, it will then let me scroll up, but not down. To scroll down I will have to scroll ...
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Add terminal plugin to gedit on Windows

How can I use the embedded terminal feature, available for gedit on Linux, on Windows?
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Convert vim syntax highlighting for use with gedit

Is there an easy way to convert vim syntax highlighting definitions for use with GtkSourceView/gedit?
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gedit flashes and exit automatically when opening a file

Environment:Ubuntu 11.10 gedit 3.2.3 When I open a specific .php file with gedit, it will appear in a flash and disappear immediately. I searched the web and found one way to get around this - use ...
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PowerShell ISE as C editor (like gEdit with embedded terminal)?

I've just discovered PowerShell in Windows 7 and realised that it comes with an ISE too. In Linux, I use gEdit with an embedded terminal when writing C programs and I've been looking for an ...
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How do I make Gedit run a custom command when I save a certain type of file?

Can I tell Gedit to automatically run a command like slimrb -p foo.slim foo.html whenever I save a file ending in .slim?
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gedit snippets are not activated?

I want to use facility of gedit to insert snippets. The documentation suggests (doc): Using snippets Install the plugin. Menu: Tools -> Manage Snippets. A dialog will appear and you can start add ...
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gedit in VMware always says file has been modified since opening when I save

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 in VMware Workstation 7.1.0, and using gedit to edit text files that are in a folder shared between Ubuntu and Windows 7 x64. Whever I try to save a file in gedit, it gives ...