ne - Man Page

A nice editor

Synopsis

ne [options] files

Options:

[--help] [--] [+[N[,M]]] [--binary] [--read-only] [--utf8] [--no-utf8] [--ansi] [--no-ansi] [--no-config] [--no-syntax] [--prefs ext] [--keys key-configuration-file] [--menus menu-configuration-file] [--macro macro-file]

Description

ne is a free text editor that runs on (hopefully almost) any UN*X machine.  ne is easy to use for the beginner, but powerful and fully configurable for the wizard, and most sparing in its resource usage.

This documentation is incomplete.  The Texinfo/info/HTML/PDF documentation is the authoritative source (try info ne or info -f ne).

Options

--help

Prints a help message.

--

Next token is a filename. May appear more than once.

+[N[,M]]

Moves to the last or N-th line, first or M-th column of the next named file. May appear more than once.

--binary

Load the next named file in binary mode. May appear more than once.

--read-only

Load the next file in read-only mode. May appear more than once.

--utf8

Use UTF-8 I/O.

--no-utf8

Do not use UTF-8 I/O.

--ansi

Use the built-in ANSI sequences.

--no-ansi

Never use the built-in ANSI sequences.

--no-config

Skip reading the menu and keyboard configuration files.

--no-syntax

Disable syntax-highlighting support.

--prefs ext

Set autoprefs for the provided extension before loading the first file.

--keys key-configuration-file

Use the specified keyboard configuration file.

--menus menu-configuration-file

Use the specified menu configuration file.

--macro macro-file

Execute the given macro after startup.

Usage

Start ne, then use escape, escape-escape or F1 to access the menus.

Bugs

Please send bug reports to Sebastiano Vigna <vigna@di.unimi.it> or Todd Lewis <utoddl@email.unc.edu>.

Authors

ne was originally written by Sebastiano Vigna. Todd M. Lewis added several new features. Daniele Filaretti helped with syntax highlighting.

Info

by Sebastiano Vigna and Todd M. Lewis