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Extend Gedit with amazing plugins

Feb 17, 2009, 10:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Razvan T. Coloja)

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"Text formatting
The Align plugin alows one to group selected text into columns just like you would do in OpenOffice.org Write or other advanced text editor. You can even set a background color for the text with the intuitively-named Current Line Background Color plugin. If you have the GtkSourceCompletion library installed, you can use the Document Words Completion plugin to ease the way you write your text. The Word completion plugin does the same thing by popping up a small context menu that allows the user to chose the right word.

"General use
The Send To plugin can be particularly useful if you wish to quickly send a text file to someone via e-mail. It creates a new entry in the file menu, just below the Save As option. Would you like the session saver functionality from Firefox included in Gedit? No problem - use this plugin to restore the last used tabs automatically on startup.

"The Grep plugin can be used to search for text not only in files, but also folders. One thing worth mentioning is that this plugin searches through files even if they weren't saved yet. How about Multiple Copy/Paste Channels? You can chose what to paste by picking one of the ten channels that this plugin has to offer."

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