gedit shortuct keys

by Ramya 2009-12-25 08:49:14

Shortcut keys to perform common tasks more quickly than with the mouse and menus. Here are some of the shortcut keys listed for gedit text editor.
Shortcuts for tabs:

Shortcut Key Command
Ctrl + Alt + PageUp -- Switches to the next tab to the left.
Ctrl + Alt + PageDown -- Switches to the next tab to the right.
Ctrl + W -- Close tab.
Ctrl + Shift + L -- Save all tabs.
Ctrl + Shift + W -- Close all tabs.
Alt + n -- Jump to nth tab.

Shortcuts for working with files:

Shortcut Key Command
Ctrl + N -- Create a new document.
Ctrl + O -- Open a document.
Ctrl + L -- Open a location.
Ctrl + S -- Save the current document to disk.
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.

Shortcuts for editing documents:

Shortcut Key Command
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.
Ctrl + D -- Delete current line.

Shortcuts for showing and hiding panes:

Shortcut Key Command
F9 -- Show/hide the side pane.
Ctrl + F9 -- Show/hide the bottom pane.

Shortcuts for searching:

Shortcut Key Command
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 + K -- Interactive search.
Ctrl + H -- Search and replace.
Ctrl + Shift + K -- Clear highlight.
Ctrl + I -- Goto line.

Shortcuts for tools:

Shortcut Key Command
Shift + F7 -- Check spelling (with plugin).
Alt + F12 -- Remove trailing spaces (with plugin).
Ctrl + T -- Indent (with plugin).
Ctrl + Shift + T -- Remove Indent (with plugin).
F8 -- Run "make" in current directory (with plugin).
Ctrl + Shift + D -- Directory listing (with plugin).

Shortcuts for help:

Shortcut Key Command
F1 -- Open gedit's user manual.

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