Re: [code] [textadept] Language specific settings

From: Rob Kendrick <>
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:08:24 +0000

On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 03:39:01PM +0100, Robert Gieseke wrote:
> Hi Klaus,
> Am 27.01.14 03:32, schrieb Klaus Borges:
> >Hello,
> >
> >I'd like to know the appropriate way to put language specific settings,
> >such as tab indenting for one specific language and space for others.
> >Should I put those settings on the lexer file?
> if it's only tab indenting (or a few properties) you could put in
> your init.lua, e.g. for JavaScript:
> events.connect(events.LEXER_LOADED, function(lang)
> if lang == 'javascript' then buffer.tab_width = 4 end
> end)

This strikes me as a common enough desire that there should probably be
some built-in infrastructure for doing it that allows more succinct

In such a thing, I believe it might be desirable to allow the
configuration of indentation rules not just based on lexer in use, but
path, as not all projects follow the same.


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Received on Mon 27 Jan 2014 - 10:08:24 EST

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