#!/bin/bash syntax highlighting

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Posted 11 years ago by Brett

I'd love to see bash syntax highlighting in future releases. :) Not sure what other information would be needed here but feel free to let me know.

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Posted 11 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA

Hi Brett,

Could you please reply in your thread here with the information requested from this post?


Actipro Software Support

Posted 11 years ago by Brett

The file type name.


The filename extensions that are used by the file type (e.g. .vb for Visual Basic).


A brief description telling what it is used for.

Used for shell scripting in UNIX/Linux

The URL to full specifications of the file type.


Where specifically can the language's list of keywords, comment styles, etc. be found?


How is the language commented, and what commenting style makes the most sense for comment/uncomment selection features?

Code is commented use the "#" sign - I'm not sure I would use that feature vs just adding the comment myself. All though let me poke around a bit more with python in your app and I'll get back to you.

Which delimiters make sense to be highlighted in delimiter highlighting?

{ }  [ ] ( )

Links to example code for the file type.

Here is a script posted on my blog (this syntax highlighting isn't the best example but a good start nonetheless): http://lzy.sh/http-status-bash-script

The latest build of this product (v4.2.42) was released 3 years ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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