Re: [code] [scintillua] Using lpeg lexers with Notepad++

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Sun, 5 Mar 2017 09:12:12 -0500 (EST)

Hi Justin,

On Sun, 5 Mar 2017, Justin Dailey wrote:

> For a while now I've been messing around with using Lua to control
> Notepad++ (and its Scintilla instances) and stumbled upon scintillua. I
> wondered if anyone has tried to use the LexLPeg external lexer within
> Notepad++ (i.e. through a plugin). I threw together some code real quick
> and had some pretty good success thus far. As I'm fairly new to
> scintillua I didn't know if this had been discussed before or if anyone
> had tried it already.
> Thanks,Justin

I'm not aware of anyone trying it before, but Scintillua was designed to
be dropped into any Scintilla-based editing environment. I'm glad to hear
of your initial success!


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