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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 editor. 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 application win- dow. 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 Celorio, James Willcox, Federico Mena Quintero. Updated by Brian Cameron, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003, 2004, 2006. SunOS 5.11 31 Aug 2004 gedit(1)