Syntax highlighting for gedit

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Syntax highlighting for gedit

Post by untitled.bmp »

I've been surprised that no one yet implemented syntax highlighting of CFDG files for gedit.
So here it is:
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To install just extract archive to ~/.local/share/gtksourceview-3.0/language-specs directory.
Adapted for Context Free 3 and gedit 3.

If you have any remarks and suggestions, I'll be glad to hear them.

As a bonus, here are the simple script to make contextfreeing in gedit easier:

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cfdg "$cfdg_file" "$png_file" -w $size -h $size && $viewer "$png_file"
To use it, choose Tools > Manage External Tools in the menu, click little "+" button and copy-paste this script in the field to the right. Then click "Shortcut Key" field, and press some key combination, for example CTRL+R. When you press it again after closing configuration window, your currently opened file will be rendered by cfdg and result presented to you.

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Re: Syntax highlighting for gedit

Post by hatep »

Thanks for the file.
Being on Mint 17, I had to extract it in folder /usr/share/gtksourceview-2.0/language-specs
I had an error on my computer when parsing that file, but commented lines 158 through 160, and it works like a charm now:

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    <context id="cfdg" class="no-spell-check">
       <!--  <context ref="def:c-like-comment"/>
        <context ref="def:c-like-comment-multiline"/>
        <context ref="def:c-like-close-comment-outside-comment"/>  -->
        <context ref="numbers"/>

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