gedit A brief introduction to gedit Introduction to text editors in general Working with files File basics: Open, close, and save files — Learn the basics of how to work with files in gedit. Open several files at once — Select a set of files to open. Move tabs — Organize your tabs. Tab groups — View several documents side-by-side. Undo/redo a recent action — Revert a recent change to one of your files. Search and replace — Find and replace portions of text in a file. Printing with gedit Printing documents — Print the files that you create with gedit. More advanced topics Edit a file as the root user — Use administrative privileges to edit a file. Open a file that is located on a server — Access files that are stored on a different computer. Configure gedit Change the color scheme — Change the text and background colors in gedit. Turn on syntax highlighting — Highlight your text to make it easier to read. Use fullscreen mode — Set gedit to use the entire screen. View and open files from the side panel — Use gedit's side pane as a file browser. gedit plugins Configure and use gedit plugins — Use plugins to customize how gedit works for you.