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       Pluma - The MATE Text Editor


       pluma [OPTIONS...] [FILES...]


       Pluma  is  the  official  text  editor  of  the  MATE desktop environment. While aiming at
       simplicity and ease of use, Pluma is a powerful general purpose text  editor.  It  can  be
       used to create and edit all sorts of text files.

       Pluma  features a flexible plugin system which can be used to dynamically add new advanced
       features to Pluma itself.

       This manual page briefly documents the pluma command.


              Specifies the file to open when pluma starts. If this is not specified, pluma  will
              start  a  new,  blank  file with an "Unsaved Document" label. Multiple files can be
              loaded if they are separated by spaces. pluma  also  supports  handling  of  remote

              X display to use.

              Set  the  character encoding to be used for opening the files listed on the command

              Create a new toplevel window in an existing instance of pluma.

              Create a new document in an existing instance of pluma, on the  last  Pluma  window
              that had focus.

       +[num] For  the  first  file,  go  to  the  line specified by "num" (do not insert a space
              between the "+" sign and the number).  If "num" is missing, go to the last line.

              Display list of possible values for the encoding option and exit

              Output version information and exit

       -?, -h, --help
              Print standard command line options.

              Print all command line options.

       This program also accepts the standard GTK options.


       pluma --encoding WINDOWS-1252
           Open the Linux Kernel README file from's  FTP  server  using  Windows-1252
           character encoding.

       pluma +156
           Open the main web page of and jump to line 156.

       pluma --new-window ~/.bashrc ~/.bash_history
           Open the current users .bashrc and .bash_history files in a new Pluma window.


   Should you encounter any bugs, they may be reported at:


       This version of the Pluma Manual Page was written with Pluma. =)


   This Man Page has been updated/re-written for the MATE Desktop Environment by:
       Adam Erdman <> (2014)


   Some  portions  of  this  manual  were  originally  written by Gedit's previous developers, to
       accompany it in the GNOME Desktop Environment by:
       Paolo Maggi <>
       Paolo Borelli <>
       James Willcox <>
       Federico Mena Quintero <>
       Chema Celorio


   Pluma documentation can be found from the "Help" menu, or by pressing the F1 key.
       Further information may also be available at: