In the File Manager window, select a file, right-click, and select OpenWith > Text Editor. The file is displayed in the Text Editor window as shown in Figure 1.
The text editor allows you to edit any text file found on the system. When a file such as a log file or network file is double-clicked, the text editor is launched. When a text file is opened in the text editor, the file name is displayed across the top.
Table 1 lists the icons displayed in the text editor window tool bar, in left-to-right order.
Table 1: Text Editor Window Functions
Save the file.
Save the file under a different name or directory.
Print the current file.
Cut the selected text.
Copy the selected text.
Paste any cut or copied text.
Search for or replace a specified string. See Figure 2.
Select and highlight all the text.
Jump to a certain line in the file.
Toggle displaying the line numbers.
Display only the lines with a text match. Supports regular expression. The filter is case sensitive.
Restore to Original Text
Remove any filters and display the original text.
Open the online help.
Change the text font size.
Table 2 lists the functions available in the Find/Replace dialog box.
Table 2: Text Editor Window Find and Replace Functions
Specify the text to be searched.
Specify the replacement text.
Click this button to search for the next occurrence of the text.
Click this button to replace the highlighted text.
Click this button to replace all occurrences of the text.
Toggles the text search to be case sensitive or insensitive.
Sets the Find and Replace function to search for the text in reverse order toward the beginning of the file.
If you open a file that is larger than 4 MB in size, then the NorthStar Controller displays the text editor in read-only mode. This is to prevent memory over-usage for the system.