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Who is working on what parts of the Manual:

  • Assignments are coming...

Key for this roadmap:
DONE = this part is, um, done
...YOUR_NAME = this part is being worked on by \"YOUR NAME\"


Preface DONE

   * About this Manual
   * What is Bluefish?
     * History of Bluefish
     * Main Features of Bluefish
     * How Stable is Bluefish?
     * Contact Us

Getting Bluefish DONE

  • Choosing a Version
 * How and When Updates are Released
 * Operating Systems Supported by Bluefish
  • Latest Stable Version
  • Latest Developmental Version

Installing Bluefish DONE

  • Requirements
  • Quick Standard Installation
  • System Specific Installation Issues
  • Installing a Bluefish Source Distribution
 * Quick Installation Overview
 * Installing from Development Source Tree
 * Problems Compiling?
  • Configure Options
 * Standard configuration flags
 * Flags personal to bluefish
  • Installing a Binary Distribution
  • Post-installation Setup

Using Bluefish DONE

  • Starting Bluefish
 * Command line options
  • The user interface
  • Working with files and folders
 * Creating files
 * Managing directories
 * Opening files
 * Saving files
 * Renaming files
 * Deleting files
 * Closing files
 * Inserting files
 * Editing
   * Undo and Redo
   * Cut, Copy, and Paste
   * Input methods
 * Basic Find and Replace
   * Searching for a word within a whole document
   * Setting limits to the search scope
   * Case sensitive search
   * Overlapping searches
   * Retrieving previous search strings
   * More on find
   * Replacing features
   * Retrieving previous replace strings
   * Changing letter case when replacing
   * Choosing strings to replace
   * More on replace
 * File types
   * Syntax highlighting
 * More on files
   * Remote files
   * Character encoding
   * Open advanced
  • Navigation and Managing documents
  * Navigating through a document
  * Navigating through many documents
  * Projects
  * Bookmarks
     * Generating several bookmarks at once
  * Find and Replace
    * Find Again
    * Find from Selection
    * Find and Replace Using Regular Expressions
  • More than a Text Editor
  * Indenting
  * Auto tag closing
  * Spell checker
  * Function reference
  * HTML
    * Special find and replace features
    * Thumbnail generation
  *  Customizing the Quick bar
  * Custom menu
     * Adding a custom menu dialog
     * Adding a custom replace dialog
  * External programs, filters
     * Customizing browsers
     * Customizing Commands menu
     * Customizing Ouputbox menu
  • Customising Bluefish
  * Modifying shortcut keys
  * Showing hidden files and folders
  * Showing backup files
  * Editor appearance
  * Customizing the bookmarks path
  * Customizing the html tags style
  * Changing the author meta tag on the fly
  * Customizing files handling and browsing
     * Setting the encoding meta tag on save
     * Setting the default base directory
     * Merging file browser views
     * Backup files
     * Using multiple instances of a file
  * Customizing the user interface
  * Modifying file types
  * Modifying the files filters
  * Modifying the highlighting patterns

Debugging Bluefish DONE

  * Using the Debugger

Reference

development guidelines

Indenting and formating style DONE* Naming DONE* Declaring procedures DONE* Header files DONE*

  • New files
  • File reference

Patches DONE* Translations DONE*

  * Introduction
  * PO files basics
  * Shortcut keys
  * How to contribute
  • Some tips
  • Making releases
  • Useful stuff

Appendices

  • A. Credits
  Bluefish developers DONE*
  Bluefish package maintainers DONE*
  Bluefish translators DONE*
 * Supporters to bluefish
  • B. Bluefish change history
 * Changes in release GTK2-port
 * Changes in release GTK1-version

C. Guidelines for Writing this Manual DONE*

 * Introduction to Doc Book
 * Manual building requirements
 * Make HTML/PDF/Post Script Versions of the Bluefish manual
 * Conventions for Writing this Manual
    * The id Attribute
    * Using Screen shots
    * Referencing Bluefish interface elements
    * Using procedures
    * Using notes, tips, warnings
    * Using links
    * Others tags
    * Recommendation
    * Contact us

D. GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE DONE*

 * Preamble
 * TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COPYING, DISTRIBUTION AND MODIFICATION
 * How to Apply These Terms to Your New Programs