Re: [code] [textadept] Textadept 7.8 beta 2

From: Ryan Pusztai <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 21:52:02 -0500

On Jan 12, 2015 9:25 PM, "Parke" <> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 11:17 AM, Mitchell <> wrote:
> > As far as I know, the terminal itself handles ^Z. I'm not sure it can be
> > changed...
> By default, ^Z is handled by the terminal. It can be changed.
> Via the command line, it can be changed via the "stty" command.
> Probably "stty susp ^-". "stty -a" will show you the terminal's
> current special character settings.
> I think it can also be done via C, but I do not know exactly how.
> Maybe these would help:
> If Textadept does change the terminal's special characters so as to
> allow ^Z to pass through to Textadept while Textadept is running, then
> Textadept should probably restore the previous terminal special
> character settings when Textadept exits. And probably also when
> Textadept suspends.
> I have ^Z bound to undo in Emacs and Jed. Both Emacs and Jed detect
> the current terminal settings, and change those settings, so that they
> can receive ^Z (and any other special characters they want)

So in previous releases the ^Z key has not been mapped to undo? If not I
clearly didn't need it to be and I would stick with the terminal default. I
agreed because I thought it you just changed it.

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