Re: [code] Head-scratcher with file_types.patterns

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2015 10:10:51 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Michael,

On Mon, 26 Oct 2015, Michael Richter wrote:

> I have these three lines of code in my init.lua:
> textadept.file_types.patterns['^#!.+/regina'] = 'rexx'
>> textadept.file_types.patterns['^#!.+/rexx'] = 'rexx'
>> textadept.file_types.patterns['ft=rexx'] = 'rexx'
> The last one works (as long as it's in the first line of the file). The
> first two do not. I cannot find any set of incantations that will make the
> first two work. I'm positive I'm doing something utterly stupid here, but
> I just can't see what it would be.

Very odd indeed. What are the shbang lines of the files that are not being
detected properly? Your patterns worked for me for "#!/usr/bin/regina" and


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