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leafpad - Man Page

GTK+ based simple text editor


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Leafpad is a simple GTK+ text editor that emphasizes simplicity. As development focuses on keeping weight down to a minimum, only the most essential features are implemented in the editor. Leafpad is simple to use, is easily compiled, requires few libraries, and starts up quickly. Currently Leafpad has the following features:

Codeset option (Some OpenI18N registered)

Auto codeset detection (UTF-8 and some codesets)

Unlimitted Undo/Redo

Auto/Multi-line Indent

Display line numbers

Drag and Drop



-h, ā€‰--help

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Show GTK+ Options


Program class as used by the window manager


Program name as used by the window manager


X screen to use


GDK debugging flags to set


GDK debugging flags to unset


Make X calls synchronous


Load additional GTK+ modules


Make all warnings fatal


GTK+ debugging flags to set


GTK+ debugging flags to unset


Set codeset to open file


Set tab width


Jump to specified line


Show version number


X display to use


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