Re: [code] [textadept] Reorder tabs

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 15:38:46 -0400 (EDT)


On Thu, 27 Jun 2019, Qwerky wrote:

> On 2019-06-27 12:13, Mitchell wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Thu, 27 Jun 2019, Qwerky wrote:
>>> Hello world!  I've been working with textadept recently, and have created
>>> a
>>> lexer for TakeCommand from JP Software.  Along the way, I've had a few
>>> questions that my searching didn't resolve.
>>> As I wasn't able to find any other forum for textadept, I've just
>>> subscribed
>>> to this list. Is this list the proper forum for support, bug reports,
>>> feature
>>> requests, etc.?
>> Yes, this is the place to be.
>> Cheers,
>> Mitchell
> Hello Mitchel,
> Thanks so much for all your work on textadept.  It is, in my opinion, much
> easier to configure than SciTe.  But of course, every user wishes for some
> additional things, so let me start with an easy one.
> Given a textadept window with several files open, there will be a
> corresponding number of tabs across the top of the window.  Is it possible to
> reorder those tabs?
> Going back to the days before GUIs, I have always been an avid keyboarder
> user, though I have mellowed somewhat as the years have gone by.  Every
> multi-file editor I have used, has allowed reordering the tabs, but almost
> always by use of the mouse, rather than the keyboard.  For this feature, I
> would be happy to use either.  Have I missed a way to do this?

You're not missing anything. Re-ordering tabs is not supported at this time. Adding it would be a bit difficult with how Textadept is designed internally.


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Received on Thu 27 Jun 2019 - 15:38:46 EDT

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