TextAdept 8.3 Minimalistic Text Editor released

TextAdept 8.3 recently released, is a fast, minimalist, and remarkably extensible cross-platform text editor. It comes with a user interface that is sleek and simple to use. Textadept runs on Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, and BSD. It also has a terminal version, which is ideal for work on remote machines.


TextAdept 8.3 changelog


  • Stop annoying black box from flashing when saving some files on Win32.
  • Fixed bug in parsing Ruby error output.
  • Do not emit events.LEXER_LOADED for the command entry.
  • Fixed bug with Python syntax checking on Win32.
  • Scintilla: fixed bug in buffer:count_characters().
  • Scintilla: small GTK fixes.


  • Improved API documentation lookup behind the caret.
  • Refactored snippets to longer display placeholder text.
  • spawn() can now optionally specify the child’s environment.
  • Added Gherkin lexer.
  • Updated to Scintilla 3.6.1.
  • Install TextAdept 8.3 on Ubuntu OS

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install textadept
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