[Geany-devel] Custom Filetypes

Nick Treleaven nick.treleaven at xxxxx
Mon Oct 19 15:08:03 UTC 2009

On Sat, 17 Oct 2009 12:37:08 +0100
Nick Treleaven <nick.treleaven at btinternet.com> wrote:

> > @Nick, you replied previously that you didn't expect to implement a
> > fully extendible filetype system (except as a dream :-) but how far
> > are you planning to go?  For example using an existing lexer/tag
> > parser so no programming is needed, could it make enough of a separate
> > filetype to do the things I've listed above?
> I think using an existing lexer (even with separate custom-FT styles)
> and using an existing tag parser seems fairly straightforward to
> implement, I might look at it soon.

Implemented (without separate custom-FT lexer styles). I added
"lexer_filetype" and "tag_parser" [settings] keys, explained (briefly)
in the 'Filetype definition files' section of the manual.


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