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I haven't found an easy way to add a simple syntax to Eclipse, regarding conf files.

I took a look at xText, but seems really complex for something really simple.

I basically want to color the lines beginning with # and = operators.

The conf file comes from the play framework if that matters.

I would like to stay within Eclipse and not edit it in another editor if possible.

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Looks like I didnt look hard enough...

play! framework provides a syntax coloring plugin with their framework :O, it worked fairly well, just tweaked it a little so it stays consistent with the color themes plugin (using the wombat theme :) ).


Additionally, an Eclipse plugin is available in your Play distribution, in the support/eclipse/ directory. To install it, simply copy the JAR file you will find to your Eclipse installation’s dropins folder.

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