1. NAME

gedit - text editor for the GNOME Desktop

2. SYNOPSIS

gedit [OPTION]... [FILE]...

3. DESCRIPTION

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.

4. OPTIONS

  • --help
        Prints the command line options.
  • --encoding
        Set the character encoding to be used for opening the files listed on the command line".
  • --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.

  • +[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.
  • filename(s)...
        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 "http://www.gnome.org", or load a file from a FTP server, like "ftp://ftp.gnome.org/robots.txt".

  • --list-encodings
        Display list of possible values for the encoding option and exit
  • --version
        Output version information and exit

5. BUGS

If you find a bug, please report it at http://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=gedit.

6. AUTHORS

Paolo Maggi ( )

  • Paolo Borelli ( )
  • James Willcox ( )
  • Federico Mena Quintero ( )
  • Chema Celorio