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Can anyone tell me how to change the autosave feature so that it saves in intervals of less than 1 minute?

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To enable autosave -

gsettings set org.gnome.gedit.preferences.editor auto-save true

To change autosave interval

gsettings set org.gnome.gedit.preferences.editor auto-save-interval n

where n is the duration in minutes.

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    Does it accept fractional values (eg 0.2)? I haven't tried it ... – Rohith Madhavan Nov 15 '14 at 10:12
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    Gedit's autosave interval seemingly can only be adjusted at a one-minute resolution. – Rohith Madhavan Nov 15 '14 at 10:15
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    @aliarousyoucef Eh? What difference does that make? "in practice" doesn't mean what you think it means. – muru Nov 15 '14 at 10:51
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    See sublimetext.com/2: "There is currently no enforced time limit for the evaluation." Therefore, free in practice. – muru Nov 15 '14 at 10:55
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    Looking at dconf-editor it can only be set in minutes. Note, there are lots more native linux editors available, some of which probably have auto-save. – Wilf Nov 15 '14 at 12:31

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