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When I go into the style configurator in Notepad++ and change the theme to something darker, like obsidian or monokai, all of my R files are monochromatic. In the default white theme this is not the case. Why is this happening?

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In Style Configurator, check to see that Language is Global Style, Style is Global override, and everything is unchecked. That should make it work, then go from there. (Tested on a fresh Notepad++ with Obsidian and Haskell.)

Edit: Turns out R is not in by default, so this adds in syntax highlighting and more.

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I did that, but there still is no style for R. – user1876508 Dec 16 '12 at 22:40
Try downloading the zip or 7z file, extract it, and run it from there. Also, am I correct to presume R normally has syntax highlighting? – bb010g Dec 16 '12 at 23:46
yeah it normally does – user1876508 Dec 17 '12 at 0:41
Still does not work when I run the zip version – user1876508 Dec 17 '12 at 0:43
Can you try it with something other than R? For example, some Haskell that worked for me was potatoizer x = x ++ " is a potato!" as potatoizer.hs. That will get it narrowed down to Notepad++ or R. – bb010g Dec 18 '12 at 4:29

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