Set the current document to Read Only mode. This prevents any text addition and any changes in the document formatting.
Choose the filetype scheme you prefer for the active document. This overwrites the global filetype mode set in → in the Filetypes tab for your current document only.
Choose the Highlighting scheme you prefer for the active document. This overwrites the global highlighting mode set in → for your current document only.
Choose the style of indentation you want for your active document. This overwrites the global indentation mode set in → for your current document only.
You can overwrite the default encoding set in → in the Open/Save page to set a different encoding for your current document. The encoding you set here will be only valid for your current document.
Choose your preferred end of line mode for your active document. This overwrites the global end of line mode set in → for your current document only.
Checking this action you can explicitly add a byte order mark for unicode encoded documents. The byte order mark (BOM) is a Unicode character used to signal the endianness (byte order) of a text file or stream, for more information see Byte Order Mark.
This submenu contains a list of all scripted actions. The list can easily be modified by writing your own scripts. This way, Kate can be extended with user-defined tools.
- → (Ctrl+Space)
Manually invoke command completion, usually by using a shortcut bound to this action.
(Ctrl+9) and (Ctrl+8) complete the currently typed text by searching for similar words backward or forward from the current cursor position. pops up a completion box with matching entries.
- → → (Ctrl+Shift+O)
When is enabled, wrongly spelled text is underlined in the document on-the-fly.
- → →
This initiates the spellchecking program - a program designed to help the user catch and correct any spelling errors.
For more information on how to use the KDE spellchecking program, see the Check Spelling section of the KDE Fundamentals documentation.
- → →
This initiates the spellchecking program but it starts where your cursor is instead of at the beginning of the document.
- → →
Spellchecks the current selection.
- → →
Displays a drop down box with all available dictionaries for spellchecking at the bottom of the editor window. This allows easy switching of the spellcheck dictionary e.g. for automatic spellcheck of text in different languages.
This cleans the indentation for the current selection or for the line the cursor is currently in. Cleaning the indentation ensures that all your selected text follows the indentation mode you choose.
Causes a realign of the current line or selected lines using the indentation mode and indentation settings in the document.
- → (Ctrl+D)
This adds one space to the beginning of the line where the text cursor is located or to the beginning of any selected lines.
- → (Ctrl+Shift+D)
This removes one space (if any exist) from the beginning of the line where the text cursor is located or from the beginning of any selected lines.
- → (Ctrl+U)
Put the selected text or the letter after the cursor in uppercase.
- → (Ctrl+Shift+U)
Put the selected text or the letter after the cursor in lowercase.
- → (Ctrl+Alt+U)
Capitalize the selected text or the current word.
- → (Ctrl+J)
Joins the selected lines, or the current line and the line below with one white space character as a separator. Leading/trailing white space on joined lines is removed in the affected ends.
Apply static word wrapping on all the document. That means that a new line of text will automatically start when the current line exceeds the length specified by the Wrap words at option in the Editing tab in →