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I know some other text editors like Notepad++ enable split pane to edit to files side by side. Is there any way I can add this functionality to Gedit?

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Gedit does not come with this feature.

But there is a plugin you can get: http://live.gnome.org/Gedit/Plugins#line-505

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It doesn't behave exactly like Notepad++, but it'll suffice for the time being. –  jumpnett Jul 28 '10 at 21:47

Not yet, but it's in development see here, someone's working on it (among other features) as a GSOC project as far as I know.

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