Re: [code][textadept] selection background color change

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2017 18:27:04 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Peter,

On Wed, 5 Jul 2017, Peter Rolf wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a problem with the background color of selections. If I open a
> search dialogue via Ctrl-f, type in something, and also select the
> search string, the background color of the text selection changes.
> The selected text gets unreadable here with my theme (color changes from
> #303844 to #B0B0B0).
> Here are the simple steps to reproduce this behaviour..
> 1. select some text block
> 2. open the search dialogue via Ctrl-f and type in something
> 3. now also select the search pattern;
> keep an eye on the selected 'main' text while doing so and you will
> notice that the background color of the selected text (1) changes
> Couldn't find the corresponding style (nor the color) for that. I also
> tried 'additional_selection', but no luck.

Unfortunately, according to Scintilla's source code, this looks like a non-changeable style, hardcoded at 0xb0b0b0. Sorry :( I recommend you raise this issue on the Scintilla mailing list[1]. I could apply an upstream patch to Textadept.



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