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Old 12-04-2017, 03:50 PM   #151
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I'm looking for an editor I can easily add to or change rules for syntax highlighting


I'm using Atom on an Ubuntu based system and almost love it.

However, I want to change the syntax highlighting rules without having to dig into Atom. Atom's looks to be amazingly powerfully and flexibly customizable, but it's far too much for me.

What I most want to do is control the colors for individual things like, for example, /****comments***/ and I'd like to have it recognize variable type names by more than just the underscore-t at the end. My initials are dk, so I'd like to name my variable types with an underscore-d-k.

exmpletypename_dk

And have them highlit with the same, or a similar color to underscore-t type names.

That's the total extent of the changes I want to make. So Atom seems overkill for my purposes.

Sorry for the rambling nature of this post. I'm just fuzzy this morning.
 
Old 01-19-2018, 12:55 PM   #152
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jEdit is really awesome, i love it
 
Old 04-23-2018, 08:32 AM   #153
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Should GTK be added here? If not where on this site should I look?
 
Old 06-24-2018, 01:32 PM   #154
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I would add Notepad++, which is a very good open source programming editor for Windows.
 
Old 07-10-2018, 09:25 AM   #155
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Shouldn't this list be put into the LQ Wiki? So many dead links by now.
 
Old 07-10-2018, 11:07 AM   #156
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I would add Notepad++, which is a very good open source programming editor for Windows.
I hear this was a good Linux alternative?

https://notepadqq.com/s/
 
Old 10-08-2018, 09:54 AM   #157
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Yes, it (somehow) is.
 
Old 10-26-2018, 11:56 PM   #158
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Geany!!! This is my all-time favorite - Multi-platform, you can edit the syntax highlight color schema, easy to use and learn - lots of cool plugins ( I wrote a BASH script that tidies my BASH scripts even!) Supports a whole bunch of programming languages...

I love it!

Geany, a small and fast IDE

It is well maintained and updated actively.

Last edited by rwyarbrough; 10-27-2018 at 12:07 AM.
 
  


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