Re: [code] textadept indent to correct level

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:07:33 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Hi Tymur,

On Wed, 11 Jun 2014, Tymur Gubayev wrote:

>> Here's something that I think would be really neat for textadept:
>>> "Enhanced Scope Visibility" . slightly shade the background of each
>>> "level" of indent (scope).
>>> some pictures:
>>> to-see-in-my-editor/
>>> Not sure how hard that would be to implement in textadept. what do you
>>> think?
>> This would be extremely difficult, as each style has a background color.
>> You'd have to redefine existing styles with different shades of background
>> color and write a new lexer to make use of them.
> Aren't scintilla markers best for this job? Or am I missing something?

That is a good point; I hadn't thought of that. You won't get the "box"
effect with multi-colored indentation, but you would get the lines grouped
by background color.


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