Posted 12 years ago by Anthony
Version: 4.0.0236
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I'm modifying the sample Lexer highlighter ActiproSoftware.CSharp.xml file to change some highlighting behaviour.

For example I would like a multiline comment section background color to be WhiteSmoke, which works fine just on the text or white space. However I would like the background color to be for the entire region just not when the line terminates. Just like what happens in the HTML example for Script section. I hope I'm making myself understood.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated,
Anthony.

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Posted 12 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Background regions like that can only be defined either via a span indicator or by using a child language. Since your comments will be defined by the lexical parser, you would have to use a child language that only consists of a comment to do this.


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The latest build of this product (v2018.1 build 0341) was released 6 months ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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