Re: [code] question: lua + gtk

From: Rena <hyperhacker.att.gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 05:17:43 -0500

On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 4:46 AM, Gilles Grégoire
<gilles.gregoire.att.gmail.com> wrote:
> Looking at the source, the code to interact with GTK is the strict
> minimum required to implement textadept. Textadept does not use a GTK
> bridge.
>
> 2013/1/16 Harald Lapp <harald.lapp.att.gmail.com>:
>> hi,
>>
>> i stumbled over textadept when browsing texteditors.org. the concept looks
>> very interesting to me.
>>
>> i have a question: is it possible to write an extension in lua that can open
>> up a gtk dialog window and let it "interact" with the current selected
>> editor buffer? how far can i go when developing gtk dialogs ... is there a
>> complete gtk "bridge" available for lua or is it limited to a few widgets?
>>
>> thanks very much!
>>
>> harald
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lgi is a good binding to use GTK (and Glib, GDK, Pango etc) from Lua.
I'm not sure how it'd interact with Textadept.

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