I did a search for how to start gedit from the terminal. Answers were frustrating to say the least. Finally I happened on the idea of opening gedit with the system monitor on and look for new apps. Voilà. There was
Here is the nearest solution: but it did not meet requirements. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/gedit
Just to clarify. I was looking for the line to allow me to create a keyboard shortcut.