Re: [code] Re: Toggle menubar visibility

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 22:05:11 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Carlos,

On Wed, 23 Mar 2016, Carlos Pita wrote:

> Hi guys,
>> Sounds like a worthwile idea. I just did the Textadept template for the
>> base16-builder[1], but I agree that it should be fairly easy to build a
>> gtkrc template. Maybe a separate repo for these would be better, because
>> at the moment you can clone the complete repo into ~/.textadept/themes
>> which I think is quite useful.
> What about putting a new erb file in the textadept base16 builder folder? I
> say this because I don't want to maintain a full-featured gtk 2/3 theme but
> to simply adapt a small gtk2 theme to make textadept look completely
> base16. This way the user could just install a base16 theme that covers all
> his needs and invoke GTK2_RC_FILES=~/.textadept/.../gtkrc textadept.
> (It would be a bit cleaner if this environment variable could be set by
> init.lua but I'm afraid the gtk initialization is done before running the
> initialization file.)
> I've been playing a bit with the numix gtkrc and base16 default and I got a
> very cool looking textadept in a matter of minutes. I still don't have a
> template though.
> More generally, maybe the status bar could be a text buffer as well. I
>> think many editors have them editable and stylable that way.
> There's still a hbox containing the labels, the problem is that these
> widgets don't own a proper background, or at least I'm unable to set it. I
> think even if the status bar box had a name and was perfectly selectable,
> the background wouldn't be individually settable.
> A last question to Mitchell regarding styling textadept: is it possible to
> hide the scrollbars in the dialogs (for example, in the buffer selector)? I
> guess there is a scintilla widget there too.

No, I don't think this is possible. I am using a GtkTreeView widget.


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