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 MOE(1)                            moe 1.9                            MOE(1)
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      moe - My Own (text) Editor

      moe [,global_options/] [[,+line/[,,col/]] ,file_name

      GNU moe is a powerful, 8-bit clean, console text editor for ISO-8859
      and ASCII character encodings. It has a modeless, user-friendly
      interface, online help, multiple windows, unlimited undo/redo
      capability, unlimited line length, unlimited buffers, global
      search/replace (on all buffers at once), block operations, automatic
      indentation, word wrapping, file name completion, directory browser,
      duplicate removal from prompt histories, delimiter matching, text
      conversion from/to UTF-8, romanization, etc.

      Moe can easily edit thousands of files at the same time.

      'global_options' are a mix of editor options and default file_options.
      Most long option names have a negative form '--backup' '--no-backup'.

      Each file name may be preceded by '+line[,column]' to start the cursor
      at the specified line and, optionally, column. 'line' and 'column' are
      applied to subsequent files until new values are specified for them.

      '-' used as a file name argument means standard input.  Directories
      are recursively descended into.

    Editor options:
      -h, --help
           display this help and exit

      -V, --version
           output version information and exit

      -1, --orphan
           put extra files in orphaned buffers

      -b, --backup
           create backup files (default)

      -B, --no-backup
           don't create backup files

      -e, --exit-ask
           make save-and-close ask always for confirmation

      -H, --smart-home

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 MOE(1)                            moe 1.9                            MOE(1)
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           go home, then go to first non-blank character

      -i, --ignore-case
           make search case insensitive by default

      -k, --keep-lines=<n>
           number of lines to keep for PgUp/PgDn

      -m, --max-windows=<n>
           max number of windows to show at once

      -n, --indent-step=<n>
           number of spaces to add when indenting a block

      -s, --search-wrap
           make search wrap at end of file

      -u, --auto-unmark
           turn off highlighting after block copy or move

      -x, --rectangle
           rectangular block mode

    File options:
      -a, --auto-indent
           enable auto indent

      -l, --lmargin=<col>
           set left margin

      -r, --rmargin=<col>
           set right margin

      -o, --read-only
           make buffer read-only

      -O, --overwrite
           disable insert mode

      -w, --word-wrap
           enable word wrapping

      Exit status: 0 for a normal exit, 1 for environmental problems (file
      not found, invalid flags, I/O errors, etc), 2 to indicate a corrupt or
      invalid input file, 3 for an internal consistency error (eg, bug)
      which caused moe to panic.

      Report bugs to

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 MOE(1)                            moe 1.9                            MOE(1)
 User Commands                                                 User Commands

                                  June 2017

      Moe home page:
      General help using GNU software:

      Copyright c 2017 Antonio Diaz Diaz.  License GPLv2+: GNU GPL version 2
      or later <>
      This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
      There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

      The full documentation for moe is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
      the info and moe programs are properly installed at your site, the

           info moe

      should give you access to the complete manual.

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