Syntax highlighting is a feature of text editors that displays text, especially source code, in different colors and fonts according to the category of terms.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
8 views

Smart auto coloring based on pattern matching

Is there a generic tool that will transform generic console output into a colorized version based on some simple pattern matching. It isn't worth it to create a syntax highlighting file or a script ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

Turning on color syntax highlighting in Emacs

I recently installed Emacs 24.3.93.1 on Cygwin. When I first opened code in it, I got a sort of black-and-white syntax highlighting - keywords were white, function names in declarations were black on ...
1
vote
2answers
38 views

creating a simple vim syntax highlighting

i have a simple sort of a database file which consists only of entries in the following format variable=value i want to create a simple vim syntax highlighting for it and set it for specific ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

How to syntax highlight python scripts in PHP storm

I tried installing this script but then got this error message: I'm hoping for an answer that's similar to this one but for python instead of ruby.
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Notepad++ syntax highlighting sql within php file

I love Notepad++, partly because of its syntax highlighting: in a .php file, it will highlight <script> blocks as javascript, <style> blocks as css and <?php blocks as php. Ideally ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Vim syntax highlighting problems with Haskell

Normally vim is very good with syntax highlighting, it hasn't given me any problems with HTML, Javascript, Python, etc., but now I'm using Haskell and it doesn't want to cooperate. Here's what it ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

How To Enable Syntax Highlighting for Nano In Windows?

I am a huge fan of the nano editor, but I can't get the syntax highlighting to work in the windows version. Is it possible to have syntax highlighting in windows?
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Defining faces for syntax highlighting in Emacs

This is a follow-up question to Adding syntax highlighting for a comment section in Emacs. I have the following face definition adapted from the definition of font-lock-warning-face in font-lock.el: ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

Adding syntax highlighting for a comment section in Emacs

I have the following (defun add-c-syntax-highlighting () (font-lock-add-keywords nil '( ("\\<\\(\\-+\\)" 1 font-lock-warning-face prepend) ("\\<\\(FIXME\\):" 1 ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Aptana Studio Custom File Extension Coloring

If I have a custom file extension, say '.cia' or '.fbi', how then can I open it up in Aptana with a syntax coloring scheme that I create? I've looked all over Aptana and I can add the file extension ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

How can I properly interpret M4's $# variable without starting comment syntax in emacs?

I have the following M4 macro definition: define(`printlist',`$1`'ifelse(`$#',1,,`printlist(shift($@))')') # does begin a comment in M4 syntax, but only when it isn't preceded by a $: $# is the ...
2
votes
2answers
30 views

syntax on, syntax enable, vim

I am trying to find out how to make vim to remember the syntax enable command so I don't have to type it every time I open a new .c file. I bet there is a way, I tried looking at the documentation for ...
0
votes
1answer
108 views

Installing vim syntax highlighting for C++11\14

I have a fresh installation of Manjaro linux 0.8.10 with vim 7.4 installed, and I'm unsuccessfully trying to enable syntax highlighting for c++11/14 using the script by Michael Small (which I've been ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Cygwin nano syntax highlighting

I want to have basic syntax highlighting in a cygwin implementation of nano. This comment confirms for me that it's possible, but I can't find any information on how to actually make it happen.
0
votes
1answer
60 views

How to make smart highlighting case sensitive in notepad++

According to the release notes for notepad++ 6.1.7, the smart highlight feature has an option for being case sensitive. How do I enable the case sensitive option?
0
votes
1answer
132 views

Notepad++ Using User-Defined Language to highlight a substring

I'm working with a programming language without a proper IDE and I'm using notepad++ as my editor. I've set up a user-defined language and it's working pretty well, but I have a problem in that if ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Can I use Doxymacs to highlight its comments differently?

Is there a way to change the face of comment text when it's inside of Doxygen-active comment syntax? /** * long comment */ /// short comment For the second one (since it's a little easier), I've ...
0
votes
1answer
91 views

How to stop Vim markdown syntax from highlighting as italic asterisks used to denote bold?

Using Vim 7.4 on Windows in ConEmu (though I have seen the same thing on other platforms/setups), I notice that the syntax highlighting is matching the beginning and ending double-asterisks as italic ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

The Vim documentation illustrates a “wrong way” to add comments to HTML. What's wrong with it?

The "syntax.txt" chapter in the official Vim documentation says: HTML comments are rather special (see an HTML reference document for the details), and the syntax coloring scheme will highlight all ...
1
vote
0answers
45 views

In Sublime Text 2, how do I highlight any code which is between <?php and ?>

I'm coding in php for a Wordpress project at the moment and using Sublime Text 2. It's great, however, I would love to be able to quickly see what is php and what is html (also javascript, but that is ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

How can I trick nxml-mode into accepting <<…>> as comment syntax?

I'm using org-babel to create an XSL template and would like to use the tangling capabilities. Since as far as I'm aware <<…>> isn't valid XML anyway, I would like to add it as comment ...
0
votes
1answer
240 views

User Defined Language Notepad++

I'm stuck in defining my language in Notepad++ for syntax-highlighting. I would like to define different colors for different output files that i get from a software. The usual string is: @--MESSAGE ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

getting yml syntax highlighting in textmate2

I ignored the prompt of textmate2 to to associate yml files with yml by mistake, and instead chose .txt. the result is no syntax highlighting and i can't figure out how to fix it. Installing and ...
1
vote
2answers
61 views

Edit vim syntax highlighting options for a specific file type

When I edit a .markdown file in vim, the highlighting looks like this: I am using a light colour scheme and the builtin vim .markdown settings (no plugins - I found them to be worse). The problem ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Highlight endif in vim

I'm creating a colorscheme for vim and want to give the ifand endif distinct colors. I followed the tutorial on vimcasts and have the following file "set 256 colors for gnome-terminal if $COLORTERM ...
2
votes
0answers
180 views

Sublime Text 3 - Detect syntax based on file header

How would I get Sublime Text 3 to recognize file type (i.e. set syntax and build system) based on a files header? For example: If the first line of a file was <!DOCTYPE html>, it would be ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Slickedit: How can I set the language of the currently open file if it has no extension?

I'm working on a file without an extension in Slickedit (over Linux). Because it has no extension, Slickedit doesn't identify what language the file is written in. Is there a way to manually define ...
0
votes
0answers
62 views

Importing pygments' highlighting to vim

Usually, vim does very good job in highlighting, using the packaged syntax files. Unfortunately, it does bad job with MySQL. At first, I looked everywhere for a better MySQL vim syntax file, with no ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

Text editor for exporting syntax-highlighted code in html format

Long time along I used to export syntax-highlighted code from a certain text editor on the linux platform. The idea is that it maps all the syntax-highlighting, like color, boldness, italics, indent, ...
0
votes
1answer
357 views

Why none of the rainbow parentheses plugins work with filetype=php?

I've tried a dozen rainbow plugins. They all work, until i open a php file or set filetype=php. Then I get parentheses with the same color in that buffer. what is the reason for this? I tried ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

Syntax highlighting for emails

I'm once in a while sending raw code to customers. Is there a tool which adds (inline) styles to code, so that it is easier to read for my customers? A tool which works for gmail and other web-based ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

In Vim, why does searching “/A\n\zsB” work, but not syntax highlighting “:syn match Statement 'A\n\zsB'”?

Assume the following text file: A B Or in other words, a file containing only the string A\nB. Let's see if I can match any B preceded by A and a newline. Simple enough. I can do this sucessfully ...
0
votes
2answers
534 views

objective-c syntax highlighting for vim

I would like to have an excellent syntax highliter for obj-c that matches or beats the one in my xcode.. I've installed base16 through yadr, and i've also installed cocoa.vim to have better syntax ...
0
votes
0answers
111 views

Komodo Edit is not respecting indentation rules with new lang syntax

I added my language syntax using the template plugin functionality in Komodo Edit. It seems to work. I get code recognition, highlighting etc except one important thing. KomodoEdit always uses spaces ...
1
vote
1answer
55 views

MS Word custom style displays white separator lines

I am trying to setup a custom style within MS Word 2013 that would display code snippets. So far everything is alright, except there are white separator lines on every 2nd line. I have searched quite ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Copy Sublime Syntax from one theme to another

I like to use Sublime Text 2, but the theme I use (Pastels on Dark) doesn't have the syntax for certain key words in C#. As I understand it the theme is linked to the syntax (or visa versa) Below are ...
0
votes
1answer
640 views

How do I disable syntax checking for a specific file extension?

I recently installed Dreamweaver CS6, and I'm having a problem when modifying a JSON file. No matter what I type, even the simplest, clearly valid JSON string, it keeps saying there is a syntax error ...
0
votes
1answer
95 views

VIM - How to change color of if, else, endif, for and endfor statements

I just Django html so I have the normal html tags as well as the if, else, endif, for and endfor statements. I use a customized version of the colorscheme called slate. There is a line in the ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

VIM - in colorscheme file, how to have different colours depending on what the syntax is?

I use VIM and I want I use my own customized slate colorscheme (slate-mine.vim). In slate-mine.vim, is there a way for me to do something like if syntax == django html then apply the following ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Editing the htmldjango.vim file

I like htmldjango.vim syntax highlighting except for a few things. 1) It highlights all variables (whatever starts with {{ or {% and ends with }} or %}) white and gives it a red font. I want all ...
0
votes
2answers
38 views

creating a basic html vim syntax file

I use vim and type a lot of Django html code and I don't like the htmldjango.vim or html.vim highlighting syntax. I decided I should just create my own basic syntax highlighting for Django html. All I ...
0
votes
1answer
185 views

Intellij 12+: is there a way to set default code style?

I work with a lot of javascript files that are not suffixed by ".js", so Intellij renders no code style at all (no coloration or auto-complete) unless I put <script> tags around the code (which ...
1
vote
1answer
108 views

vim - how to treat three quotations in a row as a comment rather than a string

I use python and in python, three quotation marks in a row """ or ''' signify a block-comment, and a normal comment is just a hashtag. (#) I want comments to be colored grey and strings to be ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

How to make Sublime Text highlight “$this->” for PHP?

How do I make Sublime Text highlight $this-> for PHP files?
2
votes
1answer
155 views

Syntax Highlighting in Adobe InDesign

Is there a way to get syntax highlighting for Ruby into InDesign? I found a few examples for how this might work with GREP and HTML, but for any other language you had to define every element yourself ...
1
vote
0answers
59 views

Syntax highlighting in ssh sessions

I should really like to have my ssh sessions do syntax highlighting of configurations et al. of the output from my remote embedded devices. The devices cannot in any way output anything but flat text. ...
1
vote
1answer
143 views

*live* vim syntax highlighting on stdout?

I want to have some program's output colorized as it apperas on terminal. I know that utility named highlight does the this. But: it has a limited set of built-in language support, and I want ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

Removing one type of highlighting in Intellij Idea

How to remove this type of highlighting in Intellij Idea?
0
votes
1answer
344 views

Automatically use specific language in Notepad++ for files with no extension

Specifically, I want NPP to remember to use Ruby syntax highlighting whenever I open a Vagrantfile. These don't have an extension, and I tried adding "Vagrantfile" to the user extensions in the style ...
1
vote
1answer
555 views

Better markdown syntax highlighting in sublime 2

The markdown syntax highlighting in sublime text is fairly mediocre. Even when I install the markdown extended package it's still mostly displayed as plain white text. When I search ...