Re: [code] Plans for Textadept NCurses mode?

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2012 09:53:47 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)


On Wed, 27 Jun 2012, Brian Schott wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 5:51 PM, Mitchell <> wrote:
>> Hi Brian,
>> Right now shift+up should extend the selection... at least in a modern
>> terminal. The dumb terminals via Ctrl+Alt+F1 et. al. do not understand
>> Shif+Arrow keys or much else.
> I was testing with XFCE's Terminal program, and it didn't work.

Strange. It works in xterm and LXTerminal for me.

> On the
> other hand, I realized that Ctrl+C occasionally would not kill the
> process and Ctrl+Z didn't always suspend it either. I wonder if my use
> of pcall was causing the strangeness.

I know, there are still plenty of issues to work out.

>>> 4) Can the makefile be modified to build both versions? I currently
>>> have a "textadept" (gtk) and "ta" (curses) binary on my PATH.
>> Do you mean build both versions at once? I could try to tweak the new
>> Makefile to do so...
> Right. Or at least give the binaries different names so that I can run
> Make twice without having to manually rename them.

The newest Makefile does this: `make ncurses` makes textadept-ncurses and


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