Skip to content
gedit plugin to highlight all occurances of selected text
Python
Fetching latest commit…
Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time.
Failed to load latest commit information.
README.md
hilight.gedit-plugin
hilight.py

README.md

Selection Highlighting for Gedit

A gedit plugin that adds support for selecting a string and highlighting all occurances of that string in the document.

Installation

Unix/Linux

  • Move hilight.gedit-plugin and hilight.py into ~/.gnome2/gedit/plugins.
  • In Gedit, go to Edit → Preferences → Plugins to enable the plugin.

Windows

  • Move hilight.gedit-plugin and hilight.py into C:\Program Files\gedit\lib\gedit-2\plugins.
  • In Gedit, go to Edit → Preferences → Plugins to enable the plugin.

Usage

  • Select a word (double click) or any non-word string and press Ctrl-Shift-F to highlight all occurances of that string.
  • Select nothing and press Ctrl-Shift-F to remove any highlights and return the text to original color.
Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.