f20 - gedit

"Germán A. Racca" german.racca at gmail.com
Fri Dec 20 00:45:30 UTC 2013

On 12/19/2013 09:32 PM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> On 12/19/2013 07:16 PM, "Germán A. Racca" wrote:
>> On 12/19/2013 07:22 PM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> On 12/19/2013 08:35 AM, Alexander Volovics wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 08:05:49AM -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>>>>> Confirm
>>>>>> used dconf-editor instead to set the overrides and now those entries
>>>>>> appear within gedit.
>>>>> What did you change?  I just went through all of dconf-editor listed
>>>>> items and did not recognize anything to change that would turn on
>>>>> settings/preferences in gedit let alone directly turn off word wrap.
>>>> When you open gedit in Fed20 + Gnome-3.10 a gedit icon appears in the
>>>> top bar. If you click on this and choose 'preferences' you will see
>>>> under 'Text Wrapping' the entries: 'enable text wrapping' and 'do not
>>>> split words over two lines'. Is this what you are looking for.
>>>> I assume you are using standard Gnome-3.10 and not "classic mode".
>>>> I know nothing about "classic mode" (don't use it).
>>>> Is this icon not visible in your install?
>>> Fresh install.  Have not applied the updates yet.
>> Please, do it right now.
>>> I see that gedit icon
>>> on the top bar once gedit is running.  It has a down arrow right next to
>>> it.  I assume that lets me switch between copies of gedit if more than
>>> one is open.
>> Why don't you try instead of assume? The down arrow is not for
>> switching between different copies of the same application, but for a
>> drop down menu. You should click on it to see its behavior by
>> yourself, it is cheap!!
> I DID try clicking on the arrow and nothing happened.  Since I only had
> one gedit opened, I tried to figure it out.  Now that you say this is
> what it does, I realized where I MAY be having troubles.  I am in
> terminal, sued, and running gedit to edit the yum.conf.d files!  So I
> opened terminal regular and ran gedit & and sure enough it works and I
> can set preferences no problem for ME and turn off word wrap.
> But I cannot do it for root's use of gedit to edit config files.  :(

You are right about this, because I opened /etc/yum.conf with gedit 
using sudo and I'm not able to open the drop down menu. Maybe this 
behavior is intentional, but I'm not sure.

>>> But neither left or right click on this icon produced
>>> anything.  No action at all.  Perhaps you enabled something else first
>>> for gnome?
>> Left click doesn't work? Maybe your mouse is broken.

Germán A. Racca
Fedora Package Maintainer

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