Document Properties

A document has certain characteristics in the way its stored on your hard-disk. These following subjects control some of those aspects.

Note: both the default Newline format and the encoding of new files can be set, see New document settings for more details.

The current properties of a document, like its character count, selection statistics and such, are available through the View -> Summary.

which contains the following information:

  • Fully qualified active document path
  • Creation date
  • Last modification date
  • Byte size of document
  • Character count of the document, blanks excluded
  • Character count of the document
  • Line count
  • Size of selection (characters, bytes and ranges)

Note that the character count and byte count are not a function of each other in UTF-8 (see Encoding).


This information can be accessed from the status bar.