I use notepad for some rule based highlighting of text... but I need more control/formatting. So I moved to open office... rather than search and replace, which requires repeated use ever time I change/add text... is there any way to apply rule based highlighting/formatting? Ideally being able to prevent the rule from being applied to specific text.
e.g., I might need the work para colored green for almost every instance but not all... but there is no rule that works since some context is different.
e.g., I might have paraglider and paradiddle... but I do not want paradiddle highlighted for some obtuse reason which no rule can be used. I'd rather be able to select the word and tell open office not to apply formatting to that text specifically(a sort of exception).
If open office cannot do this does there exist any text editor that can but also allow for graphical formatting?