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Recently I discover a power of MC to view/edit certain types of file. For example this:

shell/.class
    View=%view{ascii} tmp=%p; javap -c ${tmp%%.class}

from ~/.mc/bindings take me brief look for Java class methods/fields by pressing F3. But it is hard to look when all code use same colors. I would like to see keywords and types highlighted in some form.

Is it possible (and how) make user customization for syntax highlighting in build-in Midnight Commander editor/viewer (by regex)?

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Can't say anything about colours, but the binding needs to be updated to view class files within a jar:

shell/.class
     View=%view{ascii} tmp=%f; xyxy=${tmp##*/}; javap -classpath ${tmp%/*.class} -c ${xyxy%.class}
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Sorry but you just copy what I write by myself (( –  gavenkoa Oct 20 '12 at 17:03

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