SpaceTextEditor(Space)

base classes — bpy_struct, Space

class bpy.types.SpaceTextEditor(Space)

Text editor space data

find_text

Text to search for with the find tool

Type:string, default “”, (never None)
font_size

Font size to use for displaying the text

Type:int in [8, 32], default 0
margin_column

Column number to show right margin at

Type:int in [0, 1024], default 0
replace_text

Text to replace selected text with using the replace tool

Type:string, default “”, (never None)
show_line_highlight

Highlight the current line

Type:boolean, default False
show_line_numbers

Show line numbers next to the text

Type:boolean, default False
show_margin

Show right margin

Type:boolean, default False
show_syntax_highlight

Syntax highlight for scripting

Type:boolean, default False
show_word_wrap

Wrap words if there is not enough horizontal space

Type:boolean, default False
tab_width

Number of spaces to display tabs with

Type:int in [2, 8], default 0
text

Text displayed and edited in this space

Type:Text
top

Top line visible

Type:int in [0, inf], default 0
use_find_all

Search in all text data-blocks, instead of only the active one

Type:boolean, default False
use_find_wrap

Search again from the start of the file when reaching the end

Type:boolean, default False
use_live_edit

Run python while editing

Type:boolean, default False
use_match_case

Search string is sensitive to uppercase and lowercase letters

Type:boolean, default False
use_overwrite

Overwrite characters when typing rather than inserting them

Type:boolean, default False
visible_lines

Amount of lines that can be visible in current editor

Type:int in [-inf, inf], default 0, (readonly)
region_location_from_cursor(line, column)

Retrieve the region position from the given line and character position

Parameters:
  • line (int in [-inf, inf]) – Line, Line index
  • column (int in [-inf, inf]) – Column, Column index
Returns:

Region coordinates

Return type:

int array of 2 items in [-1, inf]

classmethod bl_rna_get_subclass(id, default=None)
Parameters:id (string) – The RNA type identifier.
Returns:The RNA type or default when not found.
Return type:bpy.types.Struct subclass
classmethod bl_rna_get_subclass_py(id, default=None)
Parameters:id (string) – The RNA type identifier.
Returns:The class or default when not found.
Return type:type
draw_handler_add(callback, args, region_type, draw_type)

Add a new draw handler to this space type. It will be called every time the specified region in the space type will be drawn. Note: All arguments are positional only for now.

Parameters:
  • callback (function) – A function that will be called when the region is drawn. It gets the specified arguments as input.
  • args (tuple) – Arguments that will be passed to the callback.
  • region_type (str) – The region type the callback draws in; usually ‘WINDOW’. (bpy.types.Region.type)
  • draw_type (str) – Usually POST_PIXEL for 2D drawing and POST_VIEW for 3D drawing. In some cases PRE_VIEW can be used.
Returns:

Handler that can be removed later on.

Return type:

object

draw_handler_remove(handler, region_type)

Remove a draw handler that was added previously.

Parameters:
  • handler (object) – The draw handler that should be removed.
  • region_type (str) – Region type the callback was added to.

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