Re: Request for a "Rewrap paragraph" function

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Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2010 15:03:59 -0700 (PDT)

On Apr 27, 1:36 pm, Robert <> wrote:
> I actually tried to quickly get this working before replying to
> Russell and failed...
> First I tried to get a init.lua and copied the one from the docs - it
> didn't work because textadept has to be required before menu.

Yes. I hit that problem as well. The example init.lua needs to be

> Then I
> took the part from the original init.lua and then wrap.lua crashed
> because I didn't had a buffer.edge_column...
> I followed Brian's instructions and now it works - and do I wish I had
> tried this before getting keyword lists for lexers together...
> When testing it briefly now, it sometimes deleted all text - so I'll
> be looking forward to the next version :-)
> Example:
> Empty buffer, typing one line longer than 80 chars, ctrl-h, perfect
> rewrap, another line, ctrl-h, everythings gone.

Hm. I thought I had gotten rid of those bugs. I'll try fixing that

> I would propose to include a user's init.lua as a file in the docs
> directory. So you could actually click on a link to it, save it in
> .textadept and be ready.

That would be a good idea.

> Further I think the user snippets.lua and key_commands.lua
> functionality could maybe be included in the user init.lua. (I know
> I've been pro snippets.lua when this was discussed before :-)
> I added an example for an init.lua. Certainly the wording or the
> examples could be improved, maybe the comments for the first modules
> could be shortened as most people would be interested in changing the
> menu or key_commands.
> Having a file and instructions like this would be one place less to
> change things, as Russell mentioned, this can be confusing. Of course,
> you can change things everywhere in Textadept, but in general I think
> it would be nice to have as much as possible in one file.
> What do you think?
> Robert

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