Txt2tags and gedit

Stefano D’Archino told us about his new creation: the txt2tags language file for gedit.

His instructions follows:

  • Put the file in /usr/share/gtksourceview-1.0/language-spec
  • Adjust the colors for the syntax in Gedit preferences

Zoom.Quiet, a long time txt2tags user, gave us a nice screenshot of his gedit using this file:

txt2tags gedit

FYI: gedit is the official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment. I know you already knew that, but… You know :)


6 responses to “Txt2tags and gedit

  1. If you do not have super user rights or want to enable syntax highlighting just for yourself, then copy the .lang-file to
    It’s explained here: http://textmethod.com/wiki/ReStructuredTextToolsForGedit

    You also can create a new mime-type. Check out my howto:

  2. Current Gedit uses gtksourceview 2.x, which luckly is backwards compatible with version 1.x language specifications like this one.

  3. Under openSUSE 11.1 the correct path is: /usr/share/gtksourceview-2.0/language-specs/

    The file “txt2tags-gedit.lang” must by put inside of thie folder. It is necessary super user rights.

    Close gedit and reopen with it any *.t2t file. The syntax highlighting is nice. Good job!

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  5. did put it here, restarted gedit, but not working,
    new version seems to break it?

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