Re: [code] snippet problem. New to lua and textadept.

From: Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:06:15 -0500 (EST)

Hi Richard,

On Wed, 22 Feb 2017, Richard Lemieux wrote:

> On 02/22/2017 09:46 PM, Mitchell wrote:
>
>> Hi Richard,
>>
>> On Wed, 22 Feb 2017, Richard Lemieux wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I am trying to get some familiarity with TextAdept and Lua so please
>>> forgive me if that was already addressed elsewhere. I searched the net
>>> and read the doc before asking.
>>>
>>> The following snippet does not output the result of the arithmetic
>>> operation (3). Is it to be expected? I got this snippet example from
>>> Mitchell's book on TextAdept.
>>>
>>> snippets['c'] = '%1(1) + %2(2) = %3<%1 + %2>'
>>>
>>> The output looks like
>>>
>>> 1 + 2 =
>>>
>>> Other examples work as expected. I tried both on Linux and Windows7.
>>>
>>> [snip]
>>>
>>> Thanks for any clue as to why the snippet 'c' does not do the computation.
>>
>> Thanks for your e-mail. At first glance this looks like a bug. I will have
>> to dig into it more to confirm though. It is also possible that
>> placeholders within executable code are no longer supported.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Mitchell
>
> Hi Michell,
>
> I don't need that feature. I was just running the examples to gain some
> confidence. Now I know.

Okay, thanks for the follow-up!

Cheers,
Mitchell

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Received on Wed 22 Feb 2017 - 23:06:15 EST

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