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GEDIT(1)							      GEDIT(1)

       gedit - text editor for the GNOME Desktop

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

       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 dynami‐
       cally add new advanced features to gedit itself.

       --help Prints the command line options.

	      Set the character encoding to be	used  for  opening  the	 files
	      listed on the command line".

	      Create a new toplevel window in an existing instance of gedit.

	      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.

	      Specifies	 the  file  to	open when gedit starts. If this is not
	      specified, gedit will load a blank file with an  "Unsaved	 Docu‐
	      ment"  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

	      Display list of possible values for the encoding option and exit

	      Output version information and exit

       If      you     find	a     bug,     please	  report     it	    at

       Paolo Maggi (

       Paolo Borelli (

       James Willcox (

       Federico Mena Quintero (

       Chema Celorio

				  24 Apr 2006			      GEDIT(1)

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