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efte - Text editor


efte [[options] files ...]

vefte [[options] files ...]

nefte [[options] files ...]


This manual page documents briefly the efte.

This manual page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution (but may be used by
others), because the original program does not have a manual page. Instead, it has
documentation in html format; see below.

efte is a powerful text editor which closely resembles Borlands programming editors for
M$-DOS, but is far more flexible and configurable.


efte uses a command line syntax, which is a little bit different from most of Debian
GNU/Linux apps.

-h -? --help
Help on command line options.

-! Ignore any external configuration file and use internal configuration.

Go to line (and column) in next file on command line.

Same as -l. Do not use this option.

Set mode for next files to <mode>. If just plain -m, then use default mode.

Use specified configuration file (compiled). Plain -C does the same as -!.

Load/save desktop from file <.dsk>. If no argument, disable desktop load/save.

Load/save history from file <.his>. If no argument, disable history load/save.

Load 'tagfile' at startup.

Lookup tag 'tag' and display file containing it.

-- The rest of the arguments are not options, but filenames.

-+ The next argument is not an option even if starting with a '-'. Useful when
loading files that begin with a -.

-noxmb Do not use XMB functions in xefte - useful if you have incorrect locales and you
want to use just english fonts.

-font Select XWindow font to use with xefte. See VIOFONT also.


This is list of variable which might change behavior of some internals of efte.

VIOFONT - select font used by xefte

ISOCONSOLE - when set, vefte is usign ascii symbols to draw tables. This is useful when
iso latin charset is used on console.


efte -mBIN /usr/bin/vefte
load /usr/bin/vefte in BIN mode

efte -mBIN -+ -bla-
load file -bla- in BIN mode

efte -l100,30 win.c
go to (100,30) in win.c

efte window.cpp
load file window.cpp

efte -- -1 -2 -3 -4 -5 -6
load files -1, -2, -3, -4, -5, -6

efte -D -H efte.dsk efte.his
disable desktop and history loading and saving and load files efte.dsk and efte.his

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