Kate tutorials some where?

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Sun Mar 28 04:22:23 BST 2010

On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 5:05 PM, James Tyrer <jrtyrer at earthlink.net> wrote:
> On 03/27/10 03:33, Anne Wilson wrote:
>> On Saturday 27 March 2010 05:55:58 genericmaillists at gmail.com wrote:
>>> I looked on http://userbase.kde.org/Kate
>>> http://docs.kde.org/development/en/kdesdk/kate/kate-part-find-replace.html
> http://kate-editor.org/support
>>> Kate Version 3.3.4 Using KDE 4.3.4 (KDE 4.3.4)
>>> I am looking for tutorials on KATE.
>>> I can't find info that explains what the escape sequences option
>>> is and how the escape sequences option works.
>>> I am trying to find how to change case on captured text strings. I
>>> am also hoping to find a simpler/cleaner/easier way to strip spaces
>>> out of a string of text. It very easy to get rid of spaces at the
>>> beginning and end. I can get it done in the middle but its not
>>> pretty.
>> I'm afraid that no-one has volunteered to write such pages for
>> UserBase yet. If you find your information, please either add it
>> yourself to UserBase, or make the information available so that
>> someone else can.  Thanks
> Don't you think that this is going about it backwards -- asking the
> person that needs help to provide it?  We need people that already have
> the expertise to either write tutorials or to collaborate with a
> 'ghostwriter' to do it.
> Someone asked on KDE-Devel for help with KAuth and a developer suggested
> to him:
>> Feel free (you or some good volunteer) to add a page to
>> {Tech,User}Base: there are plently of useful info around b.k.o and my
>> blog, more than in this thread.
> It just doesn't make sense.  Are users are supposed to ferret out the
> information and write the documentation when the developers have this
> information and appear to be keeping it secret?  Perhaps his blog has
> some useful information, but the KDE Bugzilla is not a place to provide
> assistance or to look for documentation.
> --
> James Tyrer

I know the KDE project is begging for help and I help when and where I can.

James is right on this.

I did solve everything except finding out about the escape sequences
selection. I really would like to know what that is and how it works.

If we can but prevent the government from wasting the labours of the
people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become
happy. - Thomas Jefferson
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