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Re: Customising syntax colouring

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  • Subject: [mg77413] Re: Customising syntax colouring
  • From: Andrew Moylan <andrew.j.moylan at>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2007 05:28:36 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <f48dvm$c7v$><f48n4u$3m7$>

Hi Jens,

Unless I am missing something, the Syntax Coloring tab in Preferences
doesn't allow custom syntax coloring of the sort I described.

On Jun 7, 8:37 pm, Jens-Peer Kuska <k... at>
> Hi,
> open in the menu
> Edit | Preferences
> the Appearance tab  and there
> the Syntax Coloring tab
> Regards
>    Jens
> Andrew Moylan wrote:
> > The new syntax colouring in version 6 is great. Is it readily
> > customisable? Here's an arbitrary hypothetical example: Suppose I
> > wanted all input of the form f[_] to be automatically coloured
> > Darker[Green]. Is this easy?
> > I'm not sure if I've read about this before in the documentation; at
> > any rate, I can't find it now. As a side question: I'm having some
> > trouble getting accustomed to the new documentation interface. Any
> > crucial tips on using it efficiently?

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