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Symbol coloring doesn't work at all
« on: October 14, 2011, 10:28:42 pm »
I've upgraded from SE14 to 16 this week and noticed that Symbol coloring doesn't work at all anymore. Even though in my Appearance/Colors I have associated Symbole coloring scheme set to one of hte themes. Did you SE add a new ption that has Symbol coloring off by default or something? If so I can't find it.

here is SE info

SlickEdit 2011 (v16.0.2.0 64-bit)

Serial number: *******
Licensed number of users: Single user
License file: C:\ProgramData\slickedit\16\slickedit.lic

Build Date: August 11, 2011
Emulation: Vim

OS: Windows 7 x64
OS Version: 6.01.7600 
Memory: 68% Load, 4179MB/6135MB Physical, 5063MB/12268MB Page File, 195MB/8388607MB Virtual
Shell Info: C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe /q
Screen Size: 1920 x 1200, 1920 x 1200, 1680 x 1050

Project Type: No project open
Language: .cpp (C/C++)
« Last Edit: October 14, 2011, 10:32:37 pm by Dan112123 »


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Re: Symbol coloring doesn't work at all
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2011, 01:08:10 pm »
Yes, symbol coloring has been turned off by default.

To turn it on for an individual file, go to the View > Symbol Coloring > Enable Symbol Coloring.

To turn it on for a language, go to View > Symbol Coloring > Customize...

Coloring unrecognized symbols is also off by default, but can be turned on in a similar manner.


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Re: Symbol coloring doesn't work at all
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2011, 04:06:53 am »
I don't know whether it is a bug:
In Fortran program, a function whose name is a single character doesn't be colored, while it will work if its name is changed to two characters.
For example, b(...)-->bb(...) will work.