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Clément

TSynEdit - Custom Highlighter

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Hello,

 

I'm using D11

 

I need to create a custom highlighter with the following properties:
* VariableList
* FunctionList: must have ()  (open and close parenthesis)

* Literals
* constants

 

Variables:

SomeString, SomeInteger, SomeDouble should be highlighted as variable if they are in VariableList

Functions:
DateFormat( param1, param2 ), Date() should be highlighted as functions only when the '(' is typed;

 

The following expression should be display like:
c:\temp\DateFormat(Date(),"yyyy_mm_dd")

and

c:\temp\DateFormat( Date, "yyyy_mm_dd")    // here Date is a variable

 

I found some old code in the internet for older versions/branches of TSynEdit. I'm using the latest from Getit!
Is there any example somewhere?

 

Thanks

 

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- Update your SynEdit to the latest version from TurboPack/SynEdit: SynEdit is a syntax highlighting edit control, not based on the Windows common controls. (github.com)

-  Look at the SynGen folder.  The file Highlighters-HowTo.htm explains the basic steps.  You need to create a grammar file and then SynGen.exe will generate your highlighter.

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