Re: Textadept's not opening files specified at the command line (under Linux)

From: phayz <>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 21:34:30 -0700 (PDT)

On Oct 26, 11:42 am, mitchell <> wrote:
> Russell
> > I can't recall if this behaviour has changed, but I believe it was
> > working at some point. My problem is that when I enter the command
> > "textadept <filename>" in a terminal emulator on Linux, Textadept
> > opens with a blank buffer, but the the windows' titlebar displaying
> > <filename> (where <filename> is the name of the file I wanted
> > Textadept to open).
> Forgive me, but it sounds like the file you specified does not exist in
> the filesystem in the current directory; ta opens a new buffer with that
> filename intending to 'save as'. I don't under what other circumstances
> this could occur.
> mitchell
> > I have tested this using Textadept 3.3 on Windows XP and it behaves as
> > I'd expect. That is, Textadept starts with the filename given at the
> > command line already loaded.
> > Am I doing something wrong perhaps, or expecting the wrong behaviour?
> > Any help would be appreciated.
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> mitchell

I've tried it again with two files in the current directory. In both
cases I type "textadept <filename>" and Textadept starts as I
mentioned earlier - with a buffer titled <filename>, but with this
buffer being blank.

I'll ask someone else using the same distribution to recreate my tests
and see how it behaves on their PC.
Received on Tue 26 Oct 2010 - 00:34:30 EDT

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