C+o) displays a file system browser dialog
box and loads the specified file into a new buffer.
Multiple files can be opened at once by holding down
Control while clicking on them in the file system
browser. The file system browser supports auto-completion; typing the
first few characters of a listed file name will select the file.
More advanced features of the file system browser are described in the section called “The File System Browser (FSB)”.
Files that you do not have write access to are opened in read-only mode, where editing is not permitted.
jEdit supports transparent editing of GZipped files; if a file begins with the GZip “magic number”, it is automatically decompressed before loading and compressed when saving. To compress an existing file, you need to change a setting in the > dialog box; see the section called “The Buffer Options Dialog Box” for details.