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In vim, how I can set a local match only for a specific filetype?

in vim, I can set local configuration as setlocal number How I can set a local match only for specific filetype? I use this: autocmd! BufEnter *.py,.vimrc,*.sh,*.c* :match ColorColumn ...
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Custom gedit Syntax Highlighting for Dummies?

I want to make (have, actually) a custom syntax highlighting for gedit. There would be just a few different items: A line that begins with 2 tabs. ----- One color. A line that begins with 3 tabs. ...
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How do I get Windows 7 to highlight my icons again?

You know when your mouse goes over a desktop icon in Windows 7, a small box appears around it highlighting it? It's gone on my computer. And it annoys me because usually when I'm waiting for a program ...
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I would like to highlight/shade table cells in two colors

This does not seem like a possiblility unless I can highlight the text in a second color. Can I add more highlight colors to the options available?
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Highlight text of emails in Outlook 2010?

Seems like this should be fairly simple, but I can't find a simple solution. Is it possible to highlight the content of emails received in Outlook 2010 without creating an entirely new message?
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While renaming, How can I disable Windows 7 highlighting the entire filename when I click'n'drag across part of it?

This is super annoying. If I highlight one word in the long filename, the entire filename gets highlighted (usually 1 millisecond before I tap delete or type something else). I just want Windows to ...
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How to highlight my currently focused monitor (in multi-monitor display)

I have added a second monitor and am now working in a multi-monitor display (in Windows 7). I have a constant problem with window focus, where I'm looking at one monitor, doing something with the ...
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Windows: How to double-click on word and only highlight that word?

In any textbox or editor of any sort on any version of Windows, if you double-click on a word, it highlights both the word and any space or tab characters that follow it. What is the use of this ...
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Select similar phrases in Microsoft Word

I need to select and highlight many sentences in which Microsoft Word in which the start word and the end word of the sentence/phrase is the same, but the content in between is different. How can I ...
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Excel: Conditional Formatting (Highlighting) Values Based on Another Worksheet

I have a workbook that has two worksheets. The first worksheet is simply a list of the first 78,498 prime numbers in a single column, A1-A78498. The second worksheet has a grid of numbers from 1 to ...
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vim: highlighting a search term without moving the cursor

Using Vim, I sometimes find myself staring at a section of source code for a while and suddenly want some variable on the screen to pop out. That's easy: /<var> which highlights them all. My ...
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Placing tags around selected text in notepad++

Is there a plugin, macro, or some sort of option for placing tags around selected text after I highlight and begin typing?
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Notepad++: Rule based line highlighting

Is there a way to automatically highlight lines based on predefined rules in Notepad++? I'm not talking about syntax highlighting, but rather about log files readability. I'm looking either for a ...
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Setting up multiple highlight rules in vim

I am trying to set up rules to highlight both trailing whitespace and lines which are over a certain length by adding this to my .vimrc: highlight ExtraWhitespace ctermbg=lightgray guibg=lightgray ...
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How do you increase Dragging Speed for Mac OS X Applications?

Greetings! This question regards dragging stuff to parts of a document which are "off the screen". For example: Dragging a spreadsheet in iWork Numbers to a part of the document that's "off the ...
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What is the best way to draw highlight an excel report cell for viewing and b/w printing

First off: I did search, and didn't find anything really duplicating what I want to ask, but it may be subjective, so I'll make it a community wiki. I want to ask what the best way to highlight or ...
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How can I disable color highlighting and marks of versioning in NetBeans?

How can I disable color highlighting and marks of versioning in NetBeans? (in my case, mercurial) PS: Now that I see, highlighting is on html tag attribute values, and doesn't respond to versioning, ...
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Mouse “Hilighter” program for Mac OS X to use in presentations

Is there a program that I can use as a highlighter pointer zoomer on Mac OS X (10.6.2) during presentations? I don't have and don't want to use hardware one.
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Remove VIM search highlight

After a search I've done, all the matches for the respective query remain highlighted and it's annoying. This happens even after I close the respective file (normal behavior?). How to I remove this?
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Customize Resharper Marker Bar

Is it possible to change the colour of the TODO/NotImplementedExceptions in the Resharper Marker Bar? I find the cyan nearly impossible to see on the grey backround of the window.
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Firefox addons to highlight all external links on a page

Are there any Firefox addons that highlight all external links on a page?
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How do I highlight multiple words in vim?

There is a cool vim script: http://vim.wikia.com/wiki/Highlight_multiple_words I found the script today. This script is what I want exactly. It works well with gvim 7.2. (Both of Windows and Linux) ...
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Tool to highlight and annotate text on websites?

When I read something I need to underscore what I like, or what I think is important, and to take notices about that read, near on that current paragraph. So, does anyone know a Firefox add-on or ...
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Highlight identical strings in vi(m)

One feature of Notepad++, which I find really useful and haven't found elsewhere, is the highlighting of other text that is identical to the one currently selected. Is there something similar ...
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textmate HTML tag highlighting like notepad++?

in notepad++ there is a nifty add-on that highlights the matching tag in HTML (so for example, if i click on a it highlights that closing tag as well as the opening tag that it's matched to). is ...
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Underlining search results in vim (instead of highlighting them)

Right now, all of my search results in vim are highlighted in a bright (i.e. unreadable) yellow. I was wondering if there was a way to set the highlighting for search results to underline instead of ...
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Formatting a PDF document

I just have Adobe PDF Reader, not an Adobe professional version. Is there any freeware or any other way through which I can highlight the text that is to be noted/marked? I want to use Adobe Reader ...
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Highlighting words in a pdf document

I'm trying to highlight words in a pdf document. However, behind the words, there is written in big letters "DO NOT COPY" all throughout the document. Sometimes when I try to highlight words it is ...
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Scanner software that can recognise highlighted text and give an option to omit it from a copy?

is there any scanning software that can recognize manually highlighted(with a highlighter pen) areas of text and give an option to omit them from a copy of the scanned document?
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“Syntax” Highlight a flatfile

I've googled and looked and explored, but it seems most editors configurable syntax highlighting definitions are based on keywords and such. I need one that is based on columns and lines, basically ...
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Tool for comparing two images?

I have two images that are slightly different. (The second is actually generated by some manipulation in MatLab). I need some way to compare these two images.Some utility that can highlight where the ...
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Highlight email?

I often find certain portions of email more important than the rest, so is there a way for me to highlight or mark certain sentences for future reference? Are there any mail clients that support ...