Re: [code] [textadept] Customize status bar

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Mon, 8 Jul 2019 11:26:45 -0400 (EDT)


On Sun, 7 Jul 2019, Qwerky wrote:

> Update.  I found that editing the original ui.lua in place did cause the
> changes to appear. Then I restored the original ui.lua, and found out how to
> copy just that event handler function to a new file in my /userdata/modules/
> directory, edit it there, and then require that module in init.lua.  So my
> ui.bufstatusbar_text is as desired for now.
> But I have not yet learned how to place ui.bufstatusbar on the left, and
> ui.statusbar on the right.  I have look in the /src/ files, the /core/ files,
> and the /modules/ files, but could not find where those positions are
> established.  Need some guidance here.

In your events, just swap which statusbars you are writing to. For example, write buffer information to `ui.statusbar_text`.

I am glad to hear you are tinkering around with things and figuring out how stuff works. It's the best way to learn :)


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