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Tuesday, December 19, 2006

jEdit's very useful Highlight Text plugin

I have to put in a good word for the jEdit text editor again. Every so often I find some astonishing new feature in it (such as search-and-run-Java-expression-on).

Here's one that comes in useful for my current i18n project: Using the jEdit Highlight Plugin (and regular expressions) to highlight code that needs to be done (white), code already done (green), and code I don't need to concern myself with (dark blue).

You can color any text you want, specifying the criteria with regular expressions.

jEdit screenshot


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