gedit keyboard shortcuts

gedit

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
21 months ago
- Shortcuts
Ctrl + Alt + Page Up

Switch to the next tab to the left

Ctrl + Alt + Page Down

Switch to the next tab to the right

Ctrl + W

Close tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + L

Save all tabs

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + W

Close all tabs

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

Reopen the most recently closed tab

Alt + 1 - 9

Jump to specific tab

Ctrl + Alt + N

New tab group

Shift + Ctrl + Alt + Page Up

Previous tab group

Shift + Ctrl + Alt + Page Down

Next tab group

Ctrl + N

Create a new document in a new window

Ctrl + T

Create a new document in a new tab

Ctrl + O

Open a document

Alt + O

Open the Quick Open window

Ctrl + S

Save the current document

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save the current document with a new filename

Ctrl + P

Print the current document

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + P

Print preview

Ctrl + W

Close the current document

Ctrl + Q

Quit gedit

Home

Move to the beginning of the current line

End

Move to the end of the current line

Ctrl + Home

Move to the beginning of the document

Ctrl + End

Move to the end of the document

Alt +

Move the selected word right one word

Alt +

Move the selected word left one word

Ctrl + Z

Undo the last action

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Z

Redo the last undone action

Ctrl + X

Cut the selected text or region and place it on the clipboard

Ctrl + C

Copy the selected text or region onto the clipboard

Ctrl + V

Paste the contents of the clipboard

Ctrl + A

Select all text in the file

Ctrl + D

Delete the current line

Alt +

Move the selected line up one line

Alt +

Move the selected line down one line

⭾ Tab

Add a tab stop

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Remove a tab stop

Ctrl + U

Convert the selected text to upper case

Ctrl + L

Convert the selected text to lower case

Ctrl + ~

Toggle case of the selected text

F9

Show / hide the side pane

Ctrl + F9

Show / hide the bottom pane

F10

Open the file menu

Ctrl + F

Find a string

Ctrl + G

Find the next instance of the string

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + G

Find the previous instance of the string

Ctrl + H

Search and Replace

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + K

Clear highlight

Ctrl + I

Goto line

↑   Shift + F7

Check spelling

Alt + F12

Remove trailing spaces (with plugin)

F8

Run "make" in the current directory (with plugin)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D

Directory listing (with plugin)

F1

Open the gedit user guide

Source: Gnome help

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Program information

Program name: gedit gedit (Text editing)

gedit is default text editor for Gnome desktop. It has a clean graphical interface and includes tools for editing source code. gedit is also available for Mac and Windows.

Web page: wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Gedit

Last update: 29 Feb 2020

Shortcut count: 54

How easy to press shortcuts: 80%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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Guest says: 29 days ago 3/6/2020 10:45 AM
By mistake, I found a different shortcut:
ctrl . (control - dot)
This opened a list of smileys. Are there more hidden shortcuts?