Re: [code] [textadept] Entering special characters

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Sun, 12 May 2013 13:49:12 -0400 (EDT)


On Sun, 12 May 2013, Chris Emerson wrote:

> Hi,
> One useful feature in vim is being able to enter any character literally by
> prefixing it with Ctrl-V. For example, this can be used to insert literal
> tab or newline characters either in buffers or say search strings. I
> particularly miss being able to search for tabs - am I missing a way of doing
> that?

To search for tabs, newlines, or other special characters, I always enable
'Lua Pattern' and do the backslash-escapes (e.g. '\t', '\n', '\b', etc.)


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