Re: [code] [textadept] Bug: can't access ".." in curses open file dialog

From: Joshua Krämer <>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2014 23:23:22 +0200

2014-06-23 4:30 GMT+02:00, Mitchell <>:
> Textadept leverages CDK[1] (curses development kit) for its dialog
> widgets. Since it appears that arrowing up and down the list (not pressing
> enter) changes the filepath text at the top of the dialog, I don't think a
> simple patch against CDK would be do-able. You might be able to work some
> combination of tab-completion and typing into your workflow to sidestep
> this issue.

I have contacted the CDK maintainer (Thomas E. Dickey) and asked him
if a solution is possible.

> You may find the "snapopen project"[2] dialog more useful when you have a
> file from a version-controlled project open.

I'll try it out, thanks.

Kind regards,

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Received on Mon 23 Jun 2014 - 17:23:22 EDT

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