Re: [code] [textadept] Textredux bug: Not all files shown in file dialog

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:31:43 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Hi Joshua,

On Thu, 3 Jul 2014, Joshua Krämer wrote:

> On 2014-07-02, 17:23, Mitchell wrote:
>> The terminal version reserves the right-most 20 characters of the
>> screen for the docstatusbar. If your terminal window is, say 40
>> characters wide, messages longer than 20 characters are cropped out.
> Then, something seems to be wrong here. The right part of the
> statusbar has 48 characters. My terminal windows is 80 characters
> wide. But still, only 20 characters of the left part of the statusbar
> are shown. I've tested it also in a terminal window with a width of
> 100 characters. There are always only the leftmost 20 characters shown.
> Screenshot:
> By the way, it would be nice to have an indicator of the cropping
> (three dots) like in the X version.

Oops, I misspoke. By default Textadept reserves the left-most 20
characters for statusbar text, and the docstatusbar overwrites anything
longer. Perhaps it is worth painting the docstatusbar before the statusbar
to prevent overwriting/cropping? There may be a readability issue


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Received on Thu 03 Jul 2014 - 14:31:43 EDT

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