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How do I preload the EditControl to use a certain configuration for syntax highlighting ?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: EditControl |
Published Date: April 30, 2011 |
Last Revised Date: October 15, 2014

How do I preload the EditControl to use a certain configuration for syntax highlighting ?


By default, the EditControl detects the file extension of the document loaded and then applies the appropriate configuration settings for syntax highlighting the text in the document. But in cases where there is no extension (like in Streams), the EditControl uses the default configuration settings.

To preload a particular configuration settings such that syntax highlighting will be done for text which is not saved (i.e., has no file extension) or being read from a stream, you should explicitly specify the Configurator to open a certain configuration file as shown in the test application attached. This shows how you could pre-load the EditControl to use XML syntax highlighting configuration settings.




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Henry Drews
Sep 06, 2014
I did not find this informative since it references an attached test application. There is no attached anything. Reply

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