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Highlight (1) page

The Highlight (1) page allows you to set properties related to highlight (1).

Enable Keyword Highlight check box

If this is checked, EmEditor will highlight specified keywords.

Enable Keyword Highlight drop-down list box

Specifies the type of keywords to be highlighted. Select one of the following options.

Only User-Defined Strings

Only highlights the strings specified in the User-Defined Strings list box.

Only Default Keywords

Only highlights default configuration keywords.

Both User-Defined Strings and Default Keywords

Highlights both user-defined strings and default configuration keywords.

User-Defined Strings list box

List of highlighted strings. Clicking the check box will change the color. These numbers correspond to the highlight colors specified on the Display page.

Add button

Click this button to add a new item to the list.

Delete button

Click this button to delete the selected item from the list.

Add Default button

Click this button to add default keywords to the list.

Whole Word Only check box

Highlight the selected string only if the whole word is the string.

Highlight Right Side check box

Highlight the selected word and the right of the word on the line only up to the word wrapped position.

Highlight Right All check box

Highlight the selected word and everything to the right of the word on the line up to the window border (if no wrap or wrap by window is selected) or specified width or page width.

Match Case check box

Highlight the selected word only if the case matches.

Inside Tag Only check box

Highlight the string only if the string is inside a tag.

Regular Expression check box

Highlight the selected string using a regular expression.

Begin Tag text box

The beginning character of the tag. You can set each string to be highlighted only if it exists inside the tag.

End Tag text box

The end character of the tag. You can set each string to be highlighted only if it exists inside the tag.

Import button

Import highlighted strings from CSV or ESY type file. The CSV file contents are organized as string, Color, Whole Word Only, Highlight Right Side, Match Case, and Inside Tag Only. The ESY file syntax can be found at the following page.

See Also

To Create a New Syntax File

Export button

Export highlighted strings to CSV or ESY type file. The CSV file contents are organized as string, Color, Whole Word Only, Highlight Right Side, Match Case, and Inside Tag Only. The ESY file syntax can be found at the following page.

See Also

To Create a New Syntax File

Reset button

Resets to default settings. The Reset dialog box will be displayed and will allow you to copy from another configuration.

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