Re: [code] [textadept] Missing features in textadept-ncurses?

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2013 00:29:53 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 8 Mar 2013, Mitchell wrote:

> Hi Chris,
> On Sat, 9 Mar 2013, Chris Emerson wrote:
> [snip]
>> * Indicators. I can understand that rounded rectangles, alpha, etc. can't
>> be implemented, but it seems to me that simple rectangles can be
>> approximated with inverse text. I can get the desired visual effect by
>> using multiple selections, but the indicators support seems to be the
>> "right" way to do it.
> Originally I thought indicators would be drawn over by text lines as stated
> in the Scinterm documentation. However, looking at the Scintilla code again,
> it might be possible to do what you suggest. I will look into this over the
> weekend and let you know.

Scinterm now supports INDIC_ROUNDBOX and INDIC_STRAIGHTBOX (but without
translucent drawing and rounded corners) in hg[1].

Textadept hg[2] takes advantage of it now if you'd like an example.



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