Re: [textadept] New to textadept :-)

From: Brian Schott <>
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2011 13:00:14 -0700

1. That's a bug. It seems that scala is missing from Textadept's
default mime_types.conf. You can create a file in your .textadept
folder called mime_types.conf with the following contents to work
around this:

scala scala

2. I wrote a few lua functions to help with C-style languages. They're
available on the wiki here:

On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 12:46 PM, James Keats <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm new to textadept, having found out about it through Mitchell's
> blog, which I found by googling for scite's goodies.
> Such a cute little editor you have there. :-)
> I have a couple of questions:
> 1- I have the default install of textadept, I haven't changed anything
> about it. When I open a scala (*.scala) file it doesn't automatically
> highlight the syntax, I have to choose scala from the lexer menu. How
> can I make it automatically choose lexers based on file extension and
> automatically highlight syntax accordingly?
> 2- how can I make it automatically plus indent the line that follows
> an opening brace? so if I type "class Whatever {..." the line
> following that is automatically plus-indented?
> Thanks :-)
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