Re: [code] [textadept] I found a simple and reproducible bug in textadept, regarding buffer.tab_width and init.lua.

From: Volker Weißmann <volker.weissmann.att.gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2018 18:55:21 +0200

Hi Mitchell,

Thank you for your quick and helpful response. I'm sorry for mixing up
the documentations of the 2 versions.

Volker Weißmann

On 18.05.2018 18:34, Mitchell wrote:
> Hi Volker,
>
> On Fri, 18 May 2018, Volker Weißmann wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I found a simple and reproducible bug in textadept. To reproduce it
>> execute
>> the following commands on a linux-system without textadept installed
>> (tested
>> on Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 17.10):
>>
>> curl
>> https://foicica.com/textadept/download/textadept_LATEST.x86_64.tgz -o
>> textadept.tgz
>> tar -xzf textadept.tgz
>> mkdir ~/.textadept
>> echo "buffer.tab_width=8" > ~/.textadept/init.lua
>> ./textadept_9.6.x86_64/textadept # or textadeptjit or
>> textadept-curses or
>> textadeptjit-curses
>>
>> Expected outcome: Textadept starts and tab width is set to 8 spaces.
>>
>> Observed outcome: Textadept starts but tab width is set to 2 spaces.
>>
>> Note: If I execute "buffer.tab_width=8" by pressing Ctrl+E, it works.
>>
>>
>> I would be thankful if anyone could fix this bug.
>
> You need to put your `buffer` settings in
> *~/.textadept/properties.lua* in order to for them to take effect
> across all buffers. Please see *doc/manual.html* in the Textadept
> archive, and not on the website. Beginning in Textadept 10 you can put
> your `buffer` settings in *init.lua*.
>
> Cheers,
> Mitchell

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