Questions about the feature of syntax-highlighting (where code structure is made visually prominent) in software such as text-editors and integrated development environments (ide).

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Nano not highlighting syntax anymore

So I along with a few others are planning to start a company, and we are using an ubuntu server to host our website. Originally we put it on an old laptop and installed Ubuntu server 15.10. Now it is ...
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Sass support for Bluefish

I'm looking for a method to make Bluefish supporting Sass as syntax. I'm principally intrested in syntax highlighting, but also autocompletion and why not compiling. Browsing /usr/share/bluefish, I ...
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How to add global syntax highlight in nano

I use nano as my text editor for development, so I would want trailing spaces to be highlighted. Right now I am just adding the line: color ,green "[[:space:]]+$" to all the files included on my ...
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Highlight search results in Ubuntu Gnome's terminal?

Is there a way/plugin to highlight the searched strings in Gnome's terminal on Ubuntu (When using Ctrl+F or similar keys)? Not just a single result, but all which appear inside the window?
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Enable syntax coloring in Geany?

Online all the examples for Geany have syntax coloring, but I couldn't figure out how to enable this feature. I downloaded Geany, then created a new python file, but whenever as I type a keyword, ...
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gedit highlighting “ CISCO IOS” can't find one

daily i 'm using gedit in order to configure Cisco devices is there someone who created a cisco highlighting language ??? can't find one .... and it is a loooong way creating one from scratch....
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Switch syntax highlighting in a Gedit file

I have a mixed latex and lua syntax file with .tex extension that has a normal tex highlighting, ignoring the lua one. Is it possible to have both at once, or have a sort of switch in the document to ...
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Gedit PHP syntax highlighting

Does anyone know how to fix this issue? I have PHP inline to HTML. There's an opening quotation and the inline PHP also has a quote, but Gedit thinks it's the closing quote for the HTML. Add this to ...
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How do I get terminator to use syntax highlighting?

When sifting through large amounts of input and output in my terminal emulator (terminator in this case) it would come in handy if I had some syntax highlighting available to make things more ...
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How to make geany or vi understand Maxima (or any other less known) syntax

I tend to program a lot in a symbolic language called Maxima, but I haven't found any editor that highlights its syntax. Is there I way I can make vi or geany (or whatever) understand this syntax and ...
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Creating Highlighted PDF from JSON

I have a JSON file and would like to create a pdf containing the pretty printed and syntax highlighted version of that JSON file. Is there any way to do that in Ubuntu?
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No Syntax Highlighting in Ubuntu SDK

I just installed Ubuntu SDK. But files open without syntax highlighting in general. Is there something missing? I use the common Text Editor. Do I need to install a further package that makes the ...
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Vi syntax highlighting for words followed by a parenthesis

I want to change the color of a keyword that is followed by a left parenthesis in a .R file. For instance, when I type length(), I want the word length to be highlighted (and not the parentheses), ...
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Change color scheme in Kate

I'm looking to change the color scheme in Kate to something else (e.g Solarized, Zenburn, etc). I tried the instructions found in Using “Oblivion” color scheme from Gedit in Kate, but nothing changed ...
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Create a custom syntax highlight in gedit

Following my question from long ago, I am still trying to tweak my fortune handling capabilities. The display in terminal is awesome, just one thing remains - syntax highlighting in Gedit as I add, ...
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Why does Vim highlight Javadoc comments like this?

I am using vim to edit Java code. I added a Javadoc header above the class definition, but the syntax highlighting is very strange: read the Javadoc comment above Why is the first sentence ...
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Is there a way to get Smarty syntax highlight in gedit?

I'm using smarty to develop a website and I need syntax highlighting. Currently gedit only highlights the html. Since my tpl files contains only html and smarty template functions. I've Google'd for ...
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How to set nano default syntax highlighting for files with no extension?

I'm trying to set a 'default' syntax highlighting scheme for nano when I'm editing files with no extension such as /etc/nginx/sites-available/default or /etc/ssh/sshd_config but I can't seem to make ...
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How to use pygmentize automatically with less [duplicate]

I found pygmentize thanks to this answer, but it would be great if it could be used to highlight text with less or maybe replace the command. Is there a way to do that? Thanks in advance.
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How to change the default highlighting of gedit for a specific extension

Everytime I open a .m file, gedit associates Octave highlighting to it. I would like to change the default behavior to Matlab. How can I, in general, change the default highlighting that gedit gives ...
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my mini project [closed]

I am doing my mini project in Ubuntu. Its actually a text editor like Gedit. I am done with basic elements like cut copy paste delete and save..can I get the source code for bookmarking and syntax ...
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How to highlight Non-consecutive text in Gedit?

Is there any short-cut/keyboard command to highlight, i.e., select, non-consecutive text in gedit? For instance, say I want to highlight the words there and text in the previous sentence at the same ...
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How to get QML syntax highlighting in gedit?

QML files opened with gedit don't have syntax highlighting. Is there a package providing a gtksourceview lang.spec file for QML? If not, has anyone written a lang.spec than can be installed locally?
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How to add a new language definition for syntax highlighting in Gedit?

I've attempted to create a new .lang file for getting Gedit to recognize the Julia programming language. I have read the tutorial, the reference document and the wiki page Gedit/NewLanguage, and I ...
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Is there a graphical pager with syntax highlighting?

Is there a graphical application in the repositories which has keyboard controls like the command-line application "less" and also has syntax highlighting? I would like it to have arrow keys that ...
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VIM does not detect syntax of .ssh/config

On a plain Ubuntu installation (12.04 in my case) when I have no ~/.vimrc VIM does not detect syntax of .ssh/config. Syntax highlighting works, but it does not set the correct filetype. vi ...
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How do I enable syntax highlighting in nano?

Can nano do syntax highlighting like gedit and vim? How can I enable it? I need at least bash and python syntax highlights.
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How do I add a syntax highlighter format to Gedit?

How can I add in the regular expressions for an additional syntax language?
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Can I set a default syntax highlighting in Gedit?

Until you save a document in gedit, syntax highlighting is turned off. There are obviously good reasons for this -- people might get confused if certain words were randomly showing up in different ...
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Is there syntax highlighting for psql?

Is there some setting or package that I could use to give syntax highlighting to psql (the PostgreSQL shell)?
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How to enable the Code/Syntax highlighting for groovy in VI?

i was using Fedora for about six months. Recently I have been changed to Ubuntu. And here in Ubuntu, there is no Code/Synatax for groovy in VI editor,which was actually there in Fedora VI. How to ...
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Snippet code manager like Snippets? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Code snippet manager for Ubuntu? I'm looking some snippets code manager on Ubuntu like Snippets (for the MAC) with syntax highlighting (html, css, php). Thanks for ...
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Nano syntax highlighting for C# and/or ASP.Net

Has anyone got (or can point in the direction of) a nanorc file that contains syntax highlighting for C# and/or ASP.Net?