Re: [code] [textadept] Reorder tabs

From: Qwerky <mr.qwerky.att.gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 12:17:13 -0600

On 2019-06-27 13:38, Mitchell wrote:
> Hi,
>
> 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.
>
> Cheers,
> Mitchell

Thanks for the speedy reply, though very sorry to hear that. Well, I
will keep hoping that you will eventually find a will and a way.  :-)

qwerky

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Received on Fri 28 Jun 2019 - 14:17:13 EDT

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