f20 - gedit

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Thu Dec 19 11:17:27 UTC 2013

On 12/19/2013 03:07 AM, Ahmad Samir wrote:
> On 18 December 2013 20:42, bitlord <bitlord0xff at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, 2013-12-18 at 12:49 -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> Well here comes the questions on 'where is it now'.  Of course since I
>>> skipped f18 & f19, these may be 'old' issues....
>>> So with gedit, where 'preferences'?  I need to turn off line wrap so I
>>> can use it to edit various config files.  Meanwhile, back to vi.
>> It uses appmenu in gnome-shell
>> https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/GnomeShell/Design/Whiteboards/AppMenu
>> (just as example), but probably should have some fallback solution on
>> NONgnome-shell desktops
> AppMenu is only used when running under GNOME, when using any other DE
> it's not used.

I do not have a program 'appmenu' installed.  How do I get it?

> FWIW, you can get the old behaviour back under GNOME by editing the
> 'org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings overrides' key:

what file is this in?

> gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings overrides
> "{'Gtk/ShellShowsAppMenu': <0>}"
> In some apps like gedit this should make the AppMenu contain only on
> entry "Quit", and Preferences and About are moved back to their place
> in the main gedit window. In some other apps, e.g. Nautilus, the
> Preferences and About entries are duplicated, so they appear twice
> once in the AppMenu and once in the menu you get when you click the
> gear icon on the Nautilus toolbar.

thank you for the tips.

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