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

From: Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:32:59 -0500 (EST)

Hi,

On Wed, 30 Nov 2016, David Reimer wrote:

> Hi Robert -
>
>> From: Robert G...
>> To: code.att.foicica.com
>> Cc:
>> Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:25:42 +0100
>> Subject: Re: [code] How to set "wrap mode" to default to WRAP_WORD on Textadept launch?
>> Hi David,
>>
>> these settings need to go into ~/.textadept/properties.lua
>>
>> https://foicica.com/textadept/manual.html#Buffer.Settings
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Robert
>>
>> 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
>
> That was precisely what I needed! Many thanks for that reply.
>
> (@Pedro - your `post_init.lua` solution was beyond my requirements;
> good to know your solution, though!)

Please note that `post_init.lua` handling was removed in Textadept 9.
http://foicica.com/textadept/manual.html#Language.Module.Handling.Changes
has more information.

Cheers,
Mitchell

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Received on Wed 30 Nov 2016 - 18:32:59 EST

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