2. July 2018

How to switch tabs in Xed

Xed is the default text editor in Linux Mint. Xed has some neat features. E.g. it has support for tabs.

How to switch between opened tabs?

Ctrl+Alt+PgUp - switch to the next left tab
Ctrl+Alt+PgDown - swith to the next right tab

The other option is to use the mouse wheel and switch between tabs by the scrolling.

1. July 2018

How to display line numbers in Xed

Xed is the default text editor in Linux Mint with Cinnamon environment. It is fast and simple to use for editing source codes or text documents. The default configuration comes without enabled line numbers. Here is how you can enable line numbers.

Open menu Edit and select Preferences.

Click checkbox Display line numbers.

The change will take place immediately.

Here is the recording of “How to”:

8. March 2017

How to enable line numbers in KWrite

The text editor KWrite has support for line numbers. This feature is disabled by default. You can enable it by few clicks.

From menu Settings select Configure Editor…

Navigate to Appearance. Select Borders tab, click Show line numbers and click OK.

Here you can see KWrite with enabled line numbers:

21. January 2017

How to freeze 1st row and 1st column in Google Docs Spreadsheet

Freezing 1st column and top row in Google Docs Spreadsheet is little bit different than in Excel or Calc.

Click View, select Freeze from menu, click 1 row.

Click View, select Freeze, click 1 column.

Done :-)

21. January 2017

How to freeze 1st row and 1st column in LibreOffice Calc 5

I was wondering how to freeze 1st row and 1st column in Calc. The solution is quite simple. Here is how to freeze cells in Calc for Linux.

Select cell B2 (it will serve as reference point), click Window (documentation often refer to View menu, which was not my case), click Freeze.

Done :-)