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Geany is a text editor using the GTK2 toolkit with basic features of an integrated development environment.

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How can I make a geany .tags file for a C++ library?

I would like to have auto-completion on the geany text editor (no, it's not an IDE) and for that you use .tags files. There's a plugin that creates .tags files for your programs, but I need to make ...
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How to set the color of the cursor in Geany?

I'm using Geany on Windows and would like to set the cursor colour to something more conspicuosu. In my AppData\Roaming\geany\filedefs\filetypes.common, I have set caret=caret;;true cursor_color=...
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Geany: Ruby comments in erb.html break the syntax highlighting

I use Geany (v1.123.1), my favourite text editor for code editing, as it's nice and simple. One thing which it doesn't do right is the syntax highlighting of comments, in erb files (a type of ruby ...
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Geany: disk full, file truncated

I was working on a text file in Geany under Debian. When I went for saving it, it said the disk was full. So I freed some space and retried so save. This time it said the file on disk was newer. I ...
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Anyone know why Find or Replace dialogs not coming up in Geany editor under Ubuntu 18.04?

I'm using Geany (1.32) in Ubuntu 18.04 and am finding that the dialog boxes to search within the open file using the Search-->Find... and Search -->Replace... are not coming up. At first I thought ...
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geany 1.32 - change color of bracket matching [closed]

In this version the highlight for matching brackets is dark blue which against a black foreground font is not a significant highlight. Ubuntu 18.04 MATE. How can I set this to a brighter color? Web ...
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Top bar not showing when i start Geany in GNOME

When i start Geany in GNOME both the top and title bar disappear leaving just the ide, also when i try to move the window to break this it does not let me. i have already tried reinstalling the editor ...
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Linux Mint - Issues when executing scripts through Geany

I'm using Geany to write and execute some simple scripts in Python and I've been running into a really annoying issue lately. Occasionaly, after running the same script for a few times, the ...
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Regex replace second pattern by mapping [0-9] to [q-p] in Geany?

I would like to replace 123 456 789 with q23 r56 u89 using Geany regex. So far I can do it with multiple find and replace patterns like this: ... Find: `(\D|^)4` Replace: `\1r` Find:...
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Stack tabs when using Geany

Is there a way on Geany text editor (Linux) to stack tabs, such that there are multiple rows of tabs? Issue: Sometimes I have open 30 or so files in Geany. But Geany only shows about 10 on average (...
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Shortcut for execution command in Geany

In geany I have the option to modify the execution commands: Here I created a second command for java testing with junit. Is it possible to bind the second menu option to a shortcut key? By default ...
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How do I change the color of the spell checker squiggly red line for GTK applications?

For example for Geany and gedit. I expect something as simple as some .gtkrc-2.0 line but there is no documentation on this. How do I change the color of the spell checker squiggly red line for GTK ...
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How to build third-party Geany plugins?

After downloading and extracting Geany's JSON Prettifier, and installing yajl, the make command does raise this error: /bin/sh: 1: pkg-config: not found ./geany_json_prettifier.c:32:25: fatal error: ...
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What is the per-user correlate of /usr/share?

At a low level, /usr/share/geany.glade does configure some important aspects of Geany which are not controlled by geany.conf (e.g., visibility of the menubar). Copying a modified geany.glade file in ~/...
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Is it possible to open file in specific encoding in geany?

My system locale is ru_RU.KOI8-R and I want geany to create all new files in this encoding. In its settings I set "Default encoding (new files)" to "Cyrillic (KOI8-R)" and it works for new files. But ...
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server file owner and group changed when editing file locally [duplicate]

If i edit the file from a remote server via text editor (geany, sublime text..etc) locally, the file user and group will changed to the logged user. Let say if I accessing the remote file with root ...
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Find-grep for List of .tex Files?

My document.tex where I want to get the list of files, and grep those files with the term gastric \subimport{}{1.2_protocal_answers.tex} \subimport{}{2_protocol_answers.tex} 1.2_protocal_answers.tex ...
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How to Ignore .aux files in Geany's Find in Files?

I would like to have some sort of ignorelist where I can add files which I do not want to search. You find `Find in Files* by second clicking Left-column in Documents view/tab. My output for ...
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How can I find and delete a certain regular expression in the Geany text editor?

I have a sample text like this: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[a4paper,margin=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{color} \setlength{\...
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how to create more than three geany custom commands with shortcuts

Geany allows creating custom commands and first three of them are available for invocation by pressing ctrl+1/2/3 respectively. How to make the fourth and subsequent ones available for shortcuts as ...
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Geany text editor caret block

I have Geany installed via apt-get on debian 8. I want to set the caret shape to be a block, but i can't find any filetypes.common in my .config/geany/filedefs. How can i do this?
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How to avoid that Geany editor changes owner of file when it's edited?

I use Geany to edit files in a web app that resides in /var/www. The owner and group of /var/www and all sub directories and files are www-data:www-data. My user account is a member of that group and ...
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Geany text editor - caret or cursor

How can I set the caret style in Geany editor to look bold, something similar to the terminal caret style or to enhance its observability. Any tweaks available. Thanks for any suggestion as the ...
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Execute custom command in Geany

I want to execute some command with currently edited file as argument from within Geany, triggered by keyboard shortcut. For example: I am editing /home/user/file.txt and after hitting "Ctrl+B" I ...
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Geany: lost some themes after update

I've just upgraded to Geany 0.25 (from 0.21) in Mate 1.2.0, Linux Mint 13. When i open a .rb (ruby) file it correctly uses my preferred theme, which is Tango Dark. But when i open an html file it ...
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Geany: Open a new instance per workspace when opening a file in that workspace

I'm using Mate 1.2.0 in Linux Mint 13. The two text editors i use are Gedit and Geany (v0.25): i use Geany for all my coding as i prefer the syntax highlighting and some other interface features. ...
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non-breaking space sometimes appears in Geany (my standard text editor)

I use Geany for all my coding, in my linux Mint-MATE install. Occasionally, i have a problem where a non-breaking space (char code 194) is present instead of a normal space character (32). This just ...
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Customising markdown syntax highlighting in Geany

I'm using Geany 1.23.1 on Lubuntu 13.10. I've copied over filetypes.markdown from /usr/share/geany to ~/.config/geany/filedefs. filetypes.markdown has the following content: # For complete ...
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How does one find and replace text with geany in all files in a directory?

I see this discussion: How does one find and replace text in all open files with geany? I want to find and replace all files in a directory. The method suggested in the answer, is very good to find. ...
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Why did adding the Debian testing repository create so many package dependencies?

I have Debian 6.0.4, and I'm running an outdated Geany text editor package. There's no newer version available in the current stable repository, so I added testing packages to sources.list: #debian ...
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What ~/.config refers to and how to put files there?

I want to set up a plugin for the Geany editor on a Debian system. It's a theme changing plugin, so I am following this manual. It says: The simplest way to do this is to copy the contents of the ...
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How does one find and replace text in all open files with geany?

How does one find and replace text in all open files with geany?