Re: [code] [textadept] flickering with GTK3

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Sun, 6 Apr 2014 15:57:18 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Duncan,

On Sun, 23 Mar 2014, Duncan Mac-Vicar P. wrote:

> On 18/03/14 15:07, Mitchell wrote:
>> After reading through that thread, it seems there is still a lot of
>> uncertainty with regard to different versions of GTK3. Does it help at
>> all if you put the following in your `~/.textadept/properties.lua`?
>> buffer.buffered_draw = false
> No effect on the problem.
>> If not, we might just have to wait until Scintilla fixes the problem
>> on its own.
> I realized that the background flicker described in the thread was also
> present, and I was able to remove that background flash with the patches.
> However, this looks like a different issue. You can see here how it
> flickers:

After some more investigating, I'm afraid I still do not know what is
causing this :( I can hope it gets fixed in a later version of Scintilla
or GTK. Let me know if you manage to make any headway on this.


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