X Window Editing a UNIX file
The X-Window system also has text editors. These
editors are "Mac like" and you can use the mouse to move the cursor.
You can easily select text, cut, copy and paste text.
NOTE : Although these are text editors under the
X-Window graphical user interface, none of these editors allow you to
place graphics or fancy fonts in the text file. If you want to create
any fancy documents, use a Mac.
1. On the Bioinformatics X-Window
Method 1 -
From the File Manager window, double click on the
file you want to open if it has a text edit icon.
If the file doesn't have a text file icon (and you
know it's a text file) you can click once on the file to select
it, then select the File Manager menu option "Open in Editor"
under the "File" menu, to open the file.
Method 3 -
Open a UNIX command or shell window, and
2. From Mac X
3. From the SGI Terminals
On the SGIs, there is an editor called "jot"
Just open a UNIX command window and type