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CentOS 7.0 - man page for gedit (centos section 1)

GEDIT(1)						      General Commands Manual							  GEDIT(1)

gedit - text editor for the GNOME Desktop
gedit [OPTION...] [FILE...] [+LINE[:COLUMN]] gedit [OPTION...] -
gedit is the official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment. While aiming at simplicity and ease of use, gedit is a powerful general purpose text editor. It can be used to create and edit all kinds of text files. gedit features a flexible plugin system which can be used to dynamically add new advanced features to gedit itself.
--encoding Set the character encoding to be used for opening the files listed on the command line. -g, --geometry=GEOMETRY Set the X geometry window size (WIDTHxHEIGHT+X+Y). --list-encodings Display list of possible values for the encoding option and exit. --new-window Create a new toplevel window in an existing instance of gedit. --new-document Create a new document in an existing instance of gedit. -s, --standalone Run gedit in standalone mode. -w, --wait Open files and block the gedit process. --help Prints the command line options. --version Output version information and exit. FILE Specifies the file to open when gedit starts. If this is not specified, gedit will load a blank file with an "Unsaved Document" label. Multiple files can be loaded if they are separated by spaces. gedit also supports handling of remote files. For example, you can pass the location of a webpage to gedit , like "", or load a file from a FTP server, like "". - gedit will read from stdin +LINE For the first file, go to the line specified by LINE (do not insert a space between the "+" sign and the number). If LINE is miss- ing, go to the last line. COLUMN For the first file, go to the column specified by COLUMN. If COLUMN is missing, go to the first column.
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Paolo Maggi ( Paolo Borelli ( Steve Frecinaux ( Jesse van den Kieboom ( Ignacio Casal Quinteiro <> James Willcox ( Federico Mena Quintero ( Chema Celorio 17 May 2010 GEDIT(1)