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Re: point-and-click to "other" editors

From: Knut Petersen
Subject: Re: point-and-click to "other" editors
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 09:39:59 +0200
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Hi Federico
So I'm using:

("gedit" . "gedit --wait +%(line)s:%(column)s %(file)s")

but I'm still getting multiple windows.
Any idea?

I'll try asking to gedit developers.

With the following entries I don't see any problem for gedit and kate on an 
openSuSE Tumbleweed system.

    ("gedit" . "gedit --wait +%(line)s:%(column)s %(file)s")
    ("kate" . "kate -b -l%(line)s -c%(column)s %(file)s")

'LYEDITOR=gedit mupdf test.pdf' and 'LYEDITOR=kate mupdf test.pdf' both work as 
expected (the first click
opens the editor, subsequent clicks change the cursor location):

Software versions: lilypond master, gedit 3.28.1, kate 18.04.1, mupdf 1.12, 
xdg-open 1.1.3

Every system/pdf viewer has to be installed in a way that textedit links are 
If you e.g. use kde plasma 5 / okular  you have to create a file 
/usr/share/kservices5/textedit.protocol ...


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