Re: [code] How to set "wrap mode" to default to WRAP_WORD on Textadept launch?

From: Robert Gieseke <>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:25:42 +0100

Hi David,

these settings need to go into ~/.textadept/properties.lua

You can take a look at Textadept's properties.lua for all default
settings and take the ones you like to overwrite in your custom one.


Am 28/11/16 um 19:12 schrieb David Reimer:
> I have a ~/.textadept/init.lua file from which I call "ui.set_theme()"
> successfully.
> I would like to make Textadept launch with the "wrap mode" toggled
> "on". However, in spite of reading documentation and searching this
> mail archive, I can't convince it to work. I'm clearly getting the
> syntax wrong!
> Here are some of my failures:
> buffer.wrap_mode = 1
> buffer.wrap_mode = WRAP_WORD
> buffer.wrap_mode = buffer.WRAP_WORD
> As well as each of those options with "textadept." prefixed. None of
> them work, and they throw different errors on launch, with "attempt to
> index a nil value (field 'buffer')" being the most common (and with
> one it just silently fails).
> If someone could give me the correct line/syntax, I would be most grateful!
> David

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