Re: [code] Feature request

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2018 09:44:41 -0500 (EST)

Hi Pedro,

On Sat, 20 Jan 2018, Pedro Andres Aranda Gutierrez wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I think I have a feature request.
> Currently, the lexer is selected based on shebang or file extension. What
> about including the possibility to select the lexer basedon the full file
> name? Example:
> the special format of the debian/changelog files (I have created a mini
> lexer that checks that everything is in place..
> But I'm sure there will be other examples around

This already exists. Just use the full filename in place of an extension (e.g. "Makefile"). Textadept looks for anything after a '.', but the '.' is actually optional.


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