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Highlight (2) page

The Highlight (2) page allows you to set properties related to highlight (2).

Comments group box - Begin text box

Select the beginning string for multiple line comments.

Comments group box - End text box

Select the end string for multiple line comments.

Comments group box - Line Comment (1) text box

Specify a string that designates a line comment.

Comments group box - Line Comment (2) text box

Specify a string that designates a line comment.

String Enclosed by Quotation Marks group box - Single Quotation Marks ['...'] check box

If this box is checked, strings enclosed with single quotation marks will be highlighted.

String Enclosed by Quotation Marks group box - Double Quotation Marks ["..."] check box

If this box is checked, strings enclosed with double quotation marks will be highlighted.

String Enclosed by Quotation Marks group box - Continue to Next Line check box

If this box is checked, quoted strings may span multiple lines.

String Enclosed by Quotation Marks group box - Escape Character text box

Specify an escape character for quotation marks.

Script group box - Begin text box

Specify the beginning string for scripts.

Script group box - End text box

Specify the end string for scripts.

Special Syntax drop-down list box

Select from the following.

(None)

Uses a file unrelated to HTML.

HTML

Uses an HTML or ASP file. It uses the HTML, CSS, JavaScript, VBScript, and Script configurations.

HTML-Embedded

Uses script languages such as JSP or PHP, HTML embedded language. It uses the HTML, CSS, JavaScript, VBScript, and Script configurations.

Highlight Matching Tag check box

Highlights inside a tag and the matching tag at the cursor in XHTML and XML documents. This feature works only when a document is a well-formed XML document. The feature may not work if ending tags are missing from a document such as an old HTML document.

Highlight Matching Brackets check box

Highlight the matching brace (parenthesis or bracket).

Auto-Complete Brackets/Quotation Marks check box

Auto-completes brackets and quotation marks.

Bracket Pairs list box

The list of bracket pairs that can be auto-completed. Checked items are auto-completed while unchecked items are not auto-completed. You can't add a new pair of brackets.

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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