Re: How to add "blank" margin on each side of the buffer's display?

From: mitchell <>
Date: Sun, 6 Jun 2010 19:54:40 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Russell,

On Jun 3, 2:03 am, phayz <> wrote:
> I don't often use Texatdept's folding capability so I have the folding
> margin hidden, but I still find line numbers useful so they are
> visible. Although the buffer's background colour is different to that
> of the line number's background colour, I would like to add a small
> visual buffer between the two.
> On reading Scintilla's documentation I thought this would be as simple
> as adding the following line to my buffer's view.lua, but with this
> added, the line margin disappears and the caret's colour is then not
> the colour specified by my theme. I can't understand where I might be
> going wrong.
> buffer:set_margin_left = 4

buffer.margin_left = 4

It can be confusing to go from Scintilla's doc to ta's Lua interface.
Typically, properties are table fields in 'buffer', use '.', and drop
'get/set' from their name. Functions use ':' and retain the full name.


> Regards,
Received on Sun 06 Jun 2010 - 22:54:40 EDT

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