NAMEkatoob - A Gtk2 light weight multilingual BiDi aware text editor. katoob is a text editor for X, You can use it to create and edit text files. katoob support reading and saving text files in many encodings. As well as importing / exporting to HTML character reference.
SYNOPSISkatoob [options] files...
DESCRIPTIONThis manual page documents briefly the katoob commands. katoob is a light weight, multi lingual, BiDi aware text editor. It supports opening and saving files in multiple encodings. The main support was for Arabic language but more languages are currently supported.
OPTIONSThis program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes ('-'). A summary of options is included below. -h, --help Show summary of options. -v, --version Show version of program. -u, --usage Display brief usage message. - Read input from the standard input. files... Specifies the files to be opened. Multiple files are supported but they should be separated by spaces, Reading from pipes is also supported by using a dash "-". If no files specified, Katoob'll start with an empty document.
FILES$HOME/.katoob/ User's configuration files directory $HOME/.katoob/config Main configuration file $HOME/.katoob/recent Recent files list $PREFIX/share/katoob Global program directory
EXAMPLESOpening multiple files: katoob foo.txt bar.text zot Opening a file called foo and the output of cat: cat bar | katoob foo - Reading from a pipe: ls | katoob - Reading from multiple pipes: katoob - - Here katoob'll try to read from the standard input 2 times. To close the standard input you should press CTRL-D For each dash passed, Katoob'll reopen the standard input and read from it.
BUGSSomething like cat foo | katoob - - "should read cat output and then wait for the user input and open each one in a separate document" is not supported.
AUTHORkatoob was written by Mohammed Sameer.
BUGSBugs should be reported at //bugzilla.arabeyes.org/ or the Arabeyes.org developer mailing list email@example.com. June 22, 2003 KATOOB(1)