is the official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment.
While aiming at simplicity and ease of use,
is a powerful general purpose text editor.
It can be used to create and edit all kinds of text files.
features a flexible plugin system which can be used to dynamically add
new advanced features to
Prints the command line options.
Set the character encoding to be used for opening the files listed on the command line".
Create a new toplevel window in an existing instance of
Create a new document in an existing instance of
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.
Specifies the file to open when
starts. If this is not specified,
will load a blank file with an "Unsaved Document" label. Multiple files can be loaded if they are
separated by spaces.
also supports handling of remote files. For example, you can pass the location
of a webpage to
like "http://www.gnome.org", or load a file from a FTP server,