gedit

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gedit is the GNOME text editor.

While aiming at simplicity and ease of use, gedit is a powerful general purpose text editor.

About gedit maintenance: gedit has been marked as unmaintained recently, now two new developers have proposed their help to become new maintainers. If you want to help, reach us on the IRC channel or the mailing list, thanks!

Notable Features

  • Full support for internationalized text (UTF-8)
  • Configurable syntax highlighting for various languages (C, C++, Java, HTML, XML, Python, Perl and many others)
  • Undo/Redo
  • Editing files from remote locations
  • File reverting
  • Print and print preview support
  • Clipboard support (cut/copy/paste)
  • Search and replace with support of regular expressions
  • Go to specific line
  • Auto indentation
  • Text wrapping
  • Line numbers
  • Right margin
  • Current line highlighting
  • Bracket matching
  • Backup files
  • Configurable fonts and colors
  • A complete online user manual
  • A flexible plugin system which can be used to dynamically add new advanced features

Screenshots

Online Help (for gedit and default gedit plugins)

Frequently Asked Questions

Keyboard Shortcuts

Download

Binaries

WARNING: The latest official Windows binary is 3.20.1, and the latest official Mac binary is 3.2.1 from 2011, however, the latest source releases should work. If you can help with building binaries of newer releases for either platform, please mention it over IRC.

If you're using macOS, then an unofficial Homebrew formula for the latest version of gedit is available: brew install gedit

Plugins

Getting in Touch

Development Resources

git clone git://git.gnome.org/gedit

Please note

gedit will aim for a 2.26 release.

How-to Documents

See Also

Apps/Gedit (last edited 2017-08-18 15:47:15 by SébastienWilmet)