Re: [code] see lexer defined background colors in caret line

From: docmorchel . <docmorchel.att.gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2015 19:39:22 +0100

An additional question arose. I just want to have this behavior with
buffers that actually use a certain lexer. How can I set the properties for
specific buffer instances?

Regards,
Martin

2015-11-11 19:26 GMT+01:00 docmorchel . <docmorchel.att.gmail.com>:

> Hi Mitchell, hi Robert,
> Thanks for your ideas - problem solved. Both solutions worked, setting the
> alpha value was actually exactly what I had in mind.
> Kind regards,Martin
> From: Robert Gieseke <rob.g.att.web.de
> <rob.g.att.web.de?Subject=Re:%20[code]%20see%20lexer%20defined%20background%20colors%20in%20caret%20line>
> >
> Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2015 20:53:10 +0100
>
> Hi Martin
>
> Am 09/11/15 um 14:50 schrieb Mitchell:
> *>> I use a lexer, that defines background colours as part of the style
> for *
> *>> certain tokens. I would like to see these background colours also
> while *
> *>> writing text. However the background colour of caret line seems to
> have *
> *>> precedence. *
> *>> *
> *>> One of my attempts was to remove the background colour of the caret
> line by *
> *>> setting buffer.caret_line_visible to false which didn't show any
> effect, *
> *>> but anyway I would prefer to find a solution that keeps the
> background *
> *>> colour of the caret line and shows the background colour of the
> defined *
> *>> styles. *
> *> *
> *> Unfortunately, Scintilla (Textadept's editing component) does not
> support *
> *> this. The caret line always takes precedence. To remove it, ensure
> you're *
> *> setting `buffer.caret_line_visible = false` in your *
> *> `~/.textadept/properties.lua`, which will apply the setting to all *
> *> buffers. If you set it in `~/.textadept/init.lua`, then your setting
> would *
> *> apply only to the initial buffer and not subsequent ones. *
>
> You could try experimenting with the caret line's alpha value, e.g. in
> your properties.lua:
> buffer.caret_line_back_alpha = 55
>
> You might want to experiment with the alpha value to optimize for your
> theme.
>
> Cheers,
> Robert
>
>>
>>

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