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Month: April 2013

Re: [trinity-devel] Kate/Kwrite will not allow any editing of a file deemed to be a binary file

From: Baron <baron@...>
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2013 22:55:15 +0100
Hi Darrel,

On Saturday 27 April 2013 22:18:43 Darrell Anderson wrote:
> Hopefully there is a configuration cure to avoid a bug report.
> Any file that is opened in kate or kwrite resulting in the infamous
> warning dialog that the file is binary and editing will result in a
> corrupt file, renders both text editors into a non-editing mode.
> For example, create a diff file using "diff -urNa" where there are
> file additions or removals in the target directory. Open the diff
> file in kate or kwrite. The infamous warning dialog appears and
> editing thereafter is impossible. Also disabled is searching and
> seatch-and-replace.
> Bug or configuration problem?
> Darrell

When that happens to me I click on "tools" and click on "read only mode" 
to remove the check mark.  I can edit fine after that.

Best Regards: