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|Perform operations on the current file. ||Alt-o|
This command provides a convenient way to perform various operations
on the file associated with the current buffer. It prompts for another
key, with choices as listed below. Many of them are similar to the
corresponding commands in a dired buffer.
- deletes the file associated with the current buffer, after
prompting for confirmation.
- copies the file associated with the current buffer, prompting for
a destination. If the buffer contains unsaved changes, they won't be
in the copy; this command affects the file on disk only.
- renames or moves the file associated with the current buffer,
prompting for a destination. It doesn't change the file name
associated with the current buffer, which will still refer to the
- runs the dired command on the current file.
- changes the current directory to the one containing the current
- prompts for a subdirectory name, then creates a new subdirectory
in the directory containing the current file.
- prompts for a command line, then runs that command, appending the
current file name to it. If the command line you type contains an
*, Epsilon substitutes the current file name at that position
instead of at the end. If the command line ends in a
Epsilon runs the program asynchronously; otherwise it waits for the
program to finish.
- runs the "viewer" for the current file; the program assigned to
it according to Windows file associations. For executable files, it
runs the program. For document files, it typically runs the Windows
program assigned to that file extension. In Epsilon for Unix, it tries
to display the file using the KDE, Gnome, or macOS view setting for
that type of file, by means of an
epsilon-viewer script you can
- toggles the read-only property of the current file. Under Mac OS,
Linux and FreeBSD, this permits writing according to the umask, like
- under Windows displays the file's current attributes (Hidden,
System, Read-only and Archive) and lets you specify a new attribute
list. Elsewhere, it runs the
chmod command, passing it the mode
specification you type, such as
g+w to let group members write to
- displays the Windows property page for the file. (Epsilon for
- opens the folder containing this file in Explorer. (Epsilon for
- displays this list of subcommands.
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