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Old 12-29-2004, 03:27 PM   #1
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editor saves duplicate file with tilde after it

I'm using redhat 9. When I edit a file in my text editor and save it a duplicate copy of it is created with a ~ after the file name. I've seen the option before to turn this off but have no idea where I saw it. Removing ~ files every time I edit is getting old. Your assistance would be highly appreciated.
Old 12-29-2004, 03:35 PM   #2
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What editor do you use?

Atleast in gedit (which I believe is the default in gnome) there is option for that in edit/preferences(settings?).
Old 12-29-2004, 04:37 PM   #3
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Found it. Edit,Preferences then scroll to save. Uncheck box to make backup copy. Thanks


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