Re: [code] [textadept] Empty space color and curses scrollbars on OS X

From: Robert Gieseke <>
Date: Mon, 05 Jan 2015 20:52:44 +0100

Hi Mitchell,

Am 05/01/15 um 19:09 schrieb Mitchell:
> On Sat, 3 Jan 2015, Robert Gieseke wrote:
>> Am 03/01/15 um 16:42 schrieb Mitchell:
>>> On Tue, 30 Dec 2014, Robert Gieseke wrote:
>>>> in the Curses version on OS X the "empty" space after newlines is
>>>> colored white when vertical scrollbars are enabled. Once the cursor went
>>>> over them they have the black background color. (On Linux I don't get
>>>> this behaviour.)
>>>> I am not sure if it's directly related to the scrollbars, but this got
>>>> introduced between 7.7 and 7.8beta. A workaround is to disable the
>>>> scrollbar with
>>>> buffer.v_scroll_bar = false
>>> Thanks for the report. OSX curses will disable the scrollbar to workaround
>>> this display artifact.
>> thanks for looking into it. However, I think the fix (hg 1900) does not
>> work, because `OSX` is only available in the GUI version. Do you have
>> any idea what might cause this?
> Oops, you are correct. I've committed a change that should work now.
> I don't know what is causing the display artifact. The fact that it
> doesn't happen on Linux or Win32 terminals leads me to think its a Mac OSX
> issue only. (You've pointed out in the past that is an
> oddball.) What happens if you run Textadept in iTerm or another OSX
> terminal application?
iTerm works (even scrolling with the mouse, though indentation markers
look worse ) -- maybe this should just be a FAQ entry? I wonder if it's
the same on 10.10 (I'm on 10.9). Can anyone reproduce this problem in on 10.10?


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