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Since revision 6165 (Bluefish 2.0.3) there are many changes in the preferences dialog, editor settings and HTML.
 
Since revision 6165 (Bluefish 2.0.3) there are many changes in the preferences dialog, editor settings and HTML.
  
[[File:Man2 preferences 203 editor.png|220px|Editor settings]]
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for preview versions see [[Preferences (before 2.0.3)]]
[[File:Man2 preferences 203 font & colors.png|220px|Font & Colors]]
 
[[File:Man2 preferences 203 HTML.png|220px|HTML]]
 
  
== Generic editor settings ==
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= Initial documents settings =
{|
 
|[[File:Man2 preferences editor.png|none|frame|Editor settings]]
 
|
 
;Show whitespace
 
:All
 
:All except spaces
 
:All trailing
 
:All except non-trailing spaces
 
  
;Smart Home/End cursor positioning
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== Non Project defaults ==
:If set, go to the beginning/end of the line even if the line is wrapped.
 
  
;Tab key indents selection
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See also '''Projects'''.
:If set, the tab key will indent a selection and shift-tab will unindent.
 
  
;Smart auto indenting
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=== Mime type ===
:<small>see [[Indenting]]</small>
 
  
;Show the automatic completion pop-up window
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A file not being part of a project will be of this specified Mime type by default.
:Immediately
 
:Delayed
 
:<small> see [[Autocompletion]]</small>
 
|}
 
{{top}}
 
  
== Non-project initial documents settings ==
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=== Template ===
These settings can be modified for every project <small> see [[Projects]]</small>
 
{|
 
|[[File:Man2 preferences initial.png|none|frame|Initial documents settings]]
 
|
 
;Default template
 
: <small> see [[Templates]]</small>
 
  
;Word wrap by default
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Any newly created document which is not part of a project will start as such a template. See also [[Templates]].
:if set, the lines are wrapped to the width of the window.
 
  
;(Smart) Auto indenting
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== Options ==
:use or not auto indenting, the choice between smart or not is given up in ''Generic editor settings ''
 
:<small>see [[Indenting]]</small>
 
  
;show line numbers
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Enable auto-completion
:explanation…
 
  
;Highlight current line
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Enable block folding
:explanation…
 
  
;Enable block folding
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Display block stack in status bar
:<small> see [[Block folding]]</small>
 
  
;Enable automatic completion pop-up
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Highlight block delimiters
:<small> see [[Autocompletion]]</small>
 
  
;Highlight block delimiters
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Highlight current line
:<small> see [[Block folding]]</small>
 
  
;Enable spell check
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Show line numbers
:<small> see [[Spell checker]]</small>
 
  
|}
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Show right margin indicator
  
{{top}}
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Smart auto indenting
  
== HTML toolbar / menu options ==
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Wrap lines
[[File:Man2 preferences HTML.png|none|frame|HTML]]
 
  
{{top}}
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Enable syntax scanning
  
== Files ==
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Show visible spacing
[[File:Man2 preferences files.png|none|frame|Files]]
 
  
{{top}}
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Enable spell check
=== Templates ===
 
see [[Templates]]
 
  
{{top}}
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== Tab stops ==
== User interface ==
 
[[File:Man2 preferences user.png|none|frame|User interface]]
 
  
=== Dimensions ===
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Tab width
[[File:Man2 preferences dimensions.png|none|frame|Dimensions]]
 
{{top}}
 
== Images ==
 
[[File:Man2 preferences images.png|none|frame|Images]]
 
{{top}}
 
== External commands, filters and output parsers ==
 
see [[Man 2 ch07s08|External programs, filters]]
 
{{top}}
 
  
== Plugins ==
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Insert spaces instead of tabs
[[File:Man2 preferences plugins.png|none|frame| enable/disable plugins]]
 
{{top}}
 
  
== Styles and languages ==
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= Editor settings =
note for editor: this as to be move to a new page, replacing [[Man 2 ch08s12]] and [[Man 2 ch05s11]]
 
: links here [[Autocompletion]]
 
  
=== Text styles ===
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Smart auto intending
  
[[File:Man2 preferences styles.png]]
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Smart Home/End cursor positioning
  
=== Advanced syntax scanning option ===
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Tab key intends selection
  
[[File:Man2 preferences language.png]]
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Automatically insert closing brackets
  
=== Languages ===
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Right margin/split line end position
  
[[File:Man2 preferences C.png]]
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Wrap line on right margin indicator
  
{{top}}
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Visible white space mode
  
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= Files =
  
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== Encoding ==
  
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Default character set for new files
  
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Auto set <meta> HTML tag on encoding change
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== Misc ==
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Strip trailing spaces on save
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Open command line files in running bluefish process
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Open command line files in new window
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Check if file is modified on disk
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File properties to check for modifications
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Show warning for files with very long lines
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= User interface =
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== Layout ==
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Document tab positions
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Maximum file name length shown in tab
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Sidebar position
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Sidebar tab position
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== Misc ==
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Hide toolbars on full-screen
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User interface language
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== Recent Files ==
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Recent files shows
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Number of files in 'Open recent' menu
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= Images =
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== Thumbnails ==
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Thumbnail file type
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Thumbnail suffix
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= External commands =
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See article on [[External Programs and Filters#External commands|External Programs and Filters]].
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= External filters =
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See article on [[External Programs and Filters#External filters|External Programs and Filters]].
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= Output parsers =
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See article on [[External Programs and Filters#Output box|External Programs and Filters]].
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= Plug ins =
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About Dialogue
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Character Map
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Convert Entities
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HTML Features
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Info Browser
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Code Snippets
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= Language support =
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Here are language specific settings.
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Since revision 6165 (Bluefish 2.0.3) there are many changes in the preferences dialog, editor settings and HTML.

for preview versions see Preferences (before 2.0.3)

Initial documents settings

Non Project defaults

See also Projects.

Mime type

A file not being part of a project will be of this specified Mime type by default.

Template

Any newly created document which is not part of a project will start as such a template. See also Templates.

Options

Enable auto-completion

Enable block folding

Display block stack in status bar

Highlight block delimiters

Highlight current line

Show line numbers

Show right margin indicator

Smart auto indenting

Wrap lines

Enable syntax scanning

Show visible spacing

Enable spell check

Tab stops

Tab width

Insert spaces instead of tabs

Editor settings

Smart auto intending

Smart Home/End cursor positioning

Tab key intends selection

Automatically insert closing brackets

Right margin/split line end position

Wrap line on right margin indicator

Visible white space mode

Files

Encoding

Default character set for new files

Auto set <meta> HTML tag on encoding change

Misc

Strip trailing spaces on save

Open command line files in running bluefish process

Open command line files in new window

Check if file is modified on disk

File properties to check for modifications

Show warning for files with very long lines

User interface

Layout

Document tab positions

Maximum file name length shown in tab

Sidebar position

Sidebar tab position

Misc

Hide toolbars on full-screen

User interface language

Recent Files

Recent files shows

Number of files in 'Open recent' menu

Images

Thumbnails

Thumbnail file type

Thumbnail suffix

External commands

See article on External Programs and Filters.

External filters

See article on External Programs and Filters.

Output parsers

See article on External Programs and Filters.

Plug ins

About Dialogue

Character Map

Convert Entities

HTML Features

Info Browser

Code Snippets

Language support

Here are language specific settings.

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