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When I set syntax to PHP in Sublime, all thing is good in my PHP code:

code with syntax highlighted

But when I remove <?php tag from my code, the syntax highlighter doesn't work anymore:

code without syntax highlighted

How can I tell sublime to do syntax highlighting on this specific file (my file extension is .code)?

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I second the problem. even I have the same issue. –  vishal Jul 24 '13 at 16:51

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Put #<?php at the top of the file. PHP will treat it as a comment. Sublime won't. Perfect.

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With your file open, from the View menu, choose Syntax.... Choose one of the options to set the syntax for that file only. Or, choose Open All with Current Extension As... to specify that all .code files should use the PHP syntax.

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I did it before and the Syntax is set to PHP. The problem is because my file doesn't contains <?php tag, the Sublime Text won't highlight my code. –  user2480690 Jun 28 '13 at 7:50

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