[Geany-Users] Help: Custom syntax highlighting file.

Daniel Carrera dcarrera at xxxxx
Tue Sep 3 11:30:51 UTC 2013

Hi Lex,

> It is better to use named styles rather than setting hard colours, then your
> filetype will also adapt with loaded colour schemes.

Ok. I found an example of that in filetypes.Python and I copied it.

> To get highlighting you need to specify a lexer using the lexer_filetypes
> setting, see http://www.geany.org/manual/current/index.html#settings-section
> Since there isn't a GNUPlot lexer you need to specify something "close
> enough".

Ok. I tried to do this. I can get several lexers working (Perl,
Python, C, Tcl) but the Bash lexer doesn't seem to do anything. No
matter, the Perl and Python lexers seem to work fine.



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