[code] [textadept] Remote Control Textadept

From: Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2013 11:56:32 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)


I just realized that since Textadept can execute arbitrary Lua code passed
via the `-e` and `--execute` command line switches, a side-effect of
single instance[1] functionality on the platforms that support it is that
you can remotely control the original instance. For example:

     ta ~/.textadept/init.lua &
     ta -e "events.emit(events.FIND, 'require')"

Pretty cool!


[1]: http://foicica.com/textadept/02_Installation.html#Single.Instance

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Received on Fri 19 Apr 2013 - 11:56:32 EDT

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