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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for gedit (opensolaris section 1)

gedit(1)				  User Commands 				 gedit(1)

NAME
       gnome-text-editor, gedit - Text Editor for the GNOME desktop.

SYNOPSIS
       gnome-text-editor  |  gedit [--encoding=encoding] [--new-document] [--new-window] [+[num]]
       [gnome-std-options] [filename]

DESCRIPTION
       gedit or gnome-text-editor 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  edi-
       tor.  It can be used to create and edit all kinds of text files. Multiple documents can be
       edited at the same time.  Each document resides in a specific tabbed section of the appli-
       cation window.

       gedit  features a flexible plugin system which can be used to dynamically add new advanced
       features to gedit itself.

OPTIONS
       The following options are supported:

       --encoding=encoding     Set the character encoding to be used to open the files listed  on
			       the command line.

       --new-document	       Create  a  new top-level document or tabbed section in an existing
			       instance of gedit.

       --new-window	       Create a new top-level window in an existing instance of gedit.

       +[num]		       For the first file, go to the line specified by num (do not insert
			       a  space  between the "+" sign and the number). If num is missing,
			       go to the last line.

       gnome-std-options       Standard options available for use with most  GNOME  applications.
			       See gnome-std-options(5) for more information.

OPERANDS
       The following operands are supported:

       filename 	       The name of the image file to edit.

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION
       The  gedit  application accepts pipes, so you can specify a pipe after another command, to
       load the output of the command into gedit. For example:

       example% ls -l | gedit

EXAMPLES
       Example 1: To Edit an ASCII File Named document.txt

       example% gedit document.txt

       Example 2: To Add a New Tab That Contains an ASCII File Named book.txt

       example% gedit --new-document book.txt

       Example 3: To Add a New Top-Level Window That Contains an ASCII File Named testfile.txt

       example% gedit --new-window testfile.txt

EXIT STATUS
       The following exit values are returned:

       0	Application exited successfully.

       >0	An error occurred.

FILES
       The following files are used by this application:

       /usr/bin/gedit		       The executable file for the gnome-text-editor application.

       /usr/bin/gnome-text-editor      A symbolic link to the gedit executable file.

       /usr/lib/gedit/plugins	       Location of gedit plugins.

       /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/gedit   Location of developer documentation for	writing  a  gedit
				       plugin.

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |      ATTRIBUTE TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Availability		     |SUNWgnome-text-editor	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Interface stability	     |Volatile			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

SEE ALSO
       libgtksourceview-1.0(3), attributes(5), gnome-std-options(5)

       Online Help gedit manual.

NOTES
       This man page was written by the following people: Paolo Maggi, Paolo Borelli, Chema Celo-
       rio, James Willcox, Federico Mena Quintero.

       Updated by Brian Cameron, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003, 2004, 2006.

SunOS 5.11				   31 Aug 2004					 gedit(1)


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