[Geany-Users] Any way to make geany recognize modelines for syntax coloring?

Thomas Martitz kugel at xxxxx
Tue Jan 12 14:34:28 UTC 2016

Am 12.01.2016 um 15:29 schrieb Thomas Martitz:
> Am 12.01.2016 um 14:40 schrieb Karma Kolabor:
>> Hi,
>> I have not seen any way to make geany recognize modeline line e.g.
>> # vi: set ft=ruby
>> is there a feature or any plugin for this?
>> If not, may I post this as feature request to the tracker?
>> thanks for yor attention,
>> karma
> I have a modeline plugin in the works (will be based on my peasy proxy 
> plugin) but it's not ready yet. I'll try to cover your use case.
> In the meantime you can set up a regex to extract the filetype in the 
> various preferences that should at cover some filetypes, see 
> http://www.geany.org/manual/current/index.html#various-preferences

Please be aware that for this to work the modeline has to be in the 
first or second line of the file.

Best regards

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