Command line options
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There are several useful command line options:
$ man bluefish
- -c, --curwindow
- Open a file in an existing window. This can be used to overwrite the chosen default.
- -n, --newwindow
- Open a file in a new window. This can be used to overwrite the chosen default.
- -?, --help, --help-*, --help-all
- Print all or just a group of help options. Some of these options may be documented in gtk-options(7) and gnome-options(7).
- GTK+ Options
- --class=CLASS Program class as used by the window manager
- --name=NAME Program name as used by the window manager
- --display=DISPLAY X display to use
- --screen=SCREEN X screen to use
- --sync Make X calls synchronous
- --gtk-module=MODULES Load additional GTK+ modules
- --g-fatal-warnings Make all warnings fatal
- -v, --Version
- Print version information.
Many programs like browsers, email clients and file managers can be configured to open files in Bluefish. For example, bluefish '%s' will open a file in the current window, bluefish -n '%s' will open a file in a new window.