You can customize the behavior of the Script Editor.
In the Script Editor, click the Properties button or choose Options > Editor Properties. The Properties dialog box opens.
In the Editor tab, you can set the following options:
Auto indent mode
Places the cursor under the first non-blank character of the preceding non-blank line when you press Enter.
Tabs to the first non-blank character in the preceding non-blank line. If Use tab character is selected, this option is cleared.
Use tab character
Inserts a tab character. If cleared, inserts space characters. If Smart tab is selected, this option is cleared.
Aligns the insertion point to the previous indentation level when you press Backspace, if the cursor is on the first non-blank character of a line.
Show line numbers
Displays line numbers. If this option is selected, Show line numbers on gutter is enabled.
Show line numbers on gutter
Displays line numbers in the gutter instead of in the left margin. If Show line numbers is selected, this option is enabled.
Reverses your last editing command and any subsequent editing commands of the same type, if you press Alt+Backspace or choose Edit > Undo.
Cursor beyond EOF
Enables you to place the insertion point after the last line of code.
Cursor beyond EOL
Enables you to position the cursor after the end of the line.
Selection beyond EOL
Enables you to select characters beyond the end of the line.
Keep trailing blanks
Keeps any blank spaces you have at the end of a line.
Keeps marked blocks selected, even when the cursor is moved using the arrow keys, until a new block is selected.
Replaces a marked block of text with new text. If Persistent Blocks is also selected, text you enter is appended following the currently selected block.
Double click line
Highlights the line when you double-click any character in the line. If disabled, only the selected word is highlighted.
Find text at cursor
Places the text at the cursor into the Text To Find list box in the Find Text dialog box when you choose Search > Find.
Force cut and copy enabled
Enables the Cut and Copy commands, even when there is no text selected.
Use syntax highlight
Displays script elements according to colors and attributes defined in the Display tab and Colors tab.
Overwrite cursor as block
Controls the appearance of the caret when using the Overwrite mode.
Disables dragging and dropping text.
Specifies the number of spaces to indent a marked block.
Specifies the locations to which the cursor moves when you press Tab.
Sets the keyboard mappings in the Script Editor. Supports the following keyboard mappings: Default, Classic, Brief, Epsilon, and Visual Studio.
In the Display tab, you can set the following options:
Enables you to set the visibility, width, color, and style of the gutter.
Enables you to set the visibility, width, color, style, and position of the right margin.
Use mono font
Displays only monospaced screen fonts, such as Courier, in the Editor font box.
Lists the available text fonts.
Lists the available background colors.
Lists font sizes.
Use Read-Only Color
Enables you to select a color for displaying read-only text from the Read-Only Color box.
Draw Special Symbols
Sets special characters for displaying end-of-file, end-of-line, space, and tab characters.
In the Colors tab, you can set the following options:
Enables you to configure the Script Editor display using predefined color combinations.
Specifies syntax highlighting for a particular code element.
Sets the foreground color for the selected code element.
Sets the background color for the selected code element.
Use defaults for
Displays the code element using default system colors for the foreground, background, or both.
Specifies format attributes for the code element.
Loads a color scheme from your computer.
Saves a color scheme to your computer.