Re: [code] Foldind wiki text

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:40:16 -0400 (EDT)


On Mon, 23 Apr 2018, Mitchell wrote:

> Hi Mike,
> On Mon, 23 Apr 2018, RB wrote:
>> Good day!
>> I use WikidPad ( program for taking notes.
>> This program is written in Python, the engine - Scintilla.
>> The format of the notes - plain text with wiki-markup.
>> Folding on the headers.
>> The header sign is the '+' symbol at the first position of the line.
>> One or more according to the title level.
>> Since the program is written in Python, editing large texts is slow.
>> Sometimes you have to run gedit for editing, but there is no folding in it.
>> Can I configure Textadept to edit files with the wiki and folding extension
>> '+', '++', '+...+ ' ?
>> How to do it?
> I do not think Textadept has a built-in lexer that would handle your file
> format and folding, so you would have to write your own. This would probably
> not be a trivial task, but it seems do-able. Documentation on writing lexers
> is here: Documentation on
> folding is here:
> You will probably need to know a bit of Lua in order to write a function that
> correctly processes '+...+' fold points. (See the `fold_strange_token`
> function for an example).

I should point out that this documentation is for Textadept 10.0 alpha. 9.x-specific documentation can be found in your Textadept download's *doc/api.html* under the same '#' anchors.

Sorry for any confusion.


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