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

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2017 20:08:44 -0400 (EDT)


On Wed, 5 Jul 2017, Mitchell wrote:

> 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.

Oh, and for the record the style is "selBackground2".


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