[Ipe-discuss] external editor

Otfried Cheong otfried at ipe.airpost.net
Thu Mar 25 02:42:38 CET 2010

Kostas Oikonomou wrote:
> Is there a way to start the external editor (emacsclient in my case) 
> straightaway when editing a text object? I.e. without having the text 
> widget pop up and then clicking the "Editor" button?

No - Ipe needs the dialog so that you can set style and size on 
paragraph objects, and so that you could cancel the operation.

Is typing Alt+E to pop up the external editor too much?

In any case, this could be fixed on the Lua level in tools.lua.


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