pluma man page

Pluma — The MATE Text Editor

Synopsis

pluma [Options...] [FILES...]

Description

Pluma is the official text editor of the MATE desktop environment. While aiming at simplicity and ease of use, Pluma is a powerful general purpose text editor. It can be used to create and edit all sorts of text files.

Pluma features a flexible plugin system which can be used to dynamically add new advanced features to Pluma itself.

This manual page briefly documents the pluma command.

Options

filename(s)...
Specifies the file to open when pluma starts. If this is not specified, pluma will start a new, blank file with an "Unsaved Document" label. Multiple files can be loaded if they are separated by spaces. pluma also supports handling of remote files.
--display=DISPLAY
X display to use.
--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 pluma.
--new-document
Create a new document in an existing instance of pluma, on the last Pluma window that had focus.
+[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.
--list-encodings
Display list of possible values for the encoding option and exit
--version
Output version information and exit
-?, -h, --help
Print standard command line options.
--help-all
Print all command line options.

This program also accepts the standard GTK options.

Examples

pluma --encoding WINDOWS-1252 ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/R…

Open the Linux Kernel README file from kernel.org's FTP server using Windows-1252 character encoding.

pluma +156 http://mate-desktop.org/

Open the main web page of mate-desktop.org and jump to line 156.

pluma --new-window ~/.bashrc ~/.bash_history

Open the current users .bashrc and .bash_history files in a new Pluma window.

Bugs

Should you encounter any bugs, they may be reported at

http://github.com/mate-desktop/pluma/is…

Notes

This version of the Pluma Manual Page was written with Pluma. =)

Authors

This Man Page has been updated/re-written for the MATE Desktop Environment by

Adam Erdman <hekel@archlinux.info> (2014)

History

Some portions of this manual were originally written by Gedit's previous developers, to accompany it in the GNOME Desktop Environment by

Paolo Maggi <paolo@gnome.org>
Paolo Borelli <pborelli@katamail.com>
James Willcox <jwillcox@gnome.org>
Federico Mena Quintero <federico@novell.com>
Chema Celorio
(2000-2010)

See Also

Pluma documentation can be found from the “Help” menu, or by pressing the F1 key.

Further information may also be available at: http://wiki.mate-desktop.org/docs

Info

29 January 2014 MATE Desktop Environment