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Archived Read Only Forums => SlickEdit 2018 v23 Beta Discussion => Topic started by: Tim Kemp on September 05, 2018, 02:49:48 pm

Title: Symbol highlight background color Beta 3
Post by: Tim Kemp on September 05, 2018, 02:49:48 pm
I have text selected. If there is also symbol highlighting, the background color overrides Selection and I can't tell that it's selected. Instead of using the Selection background color it uses the Current Line color.

Stated another way, I think Symbol Highlight is not inheriting it's background from the Selection and instead is inheriting from the Current Line.

I hope that makes sense. I find it hard to describe. But I'd be glad to try again if needed.


SlickEdit Pro 2018 (v23.0.0.4 64-bit)

License type: Beta License
License expiration: 2018-10-09 20:00:00
License file: C:\ProgramData\slickedit\23\slickedit.lic

Build Date: August 29, 2018
Emulation: CUA

OS: Windows 10 x64
OS Version: 10.00.0 
Memory: 54% Load, 4433MB/8108MB Physical, 7394MB/16300MB Page File, 5582MB/134217727MB Virtual
Shell Information: C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe /q
Screen Size: 1920 x 1050, 1920 x 1080
Title: Re: Symbol highlight background color Beta 3
Post by: Clark on September 06, 2018, 12:35:29 am
Please post your user.cfg.xml. That will give us all your color profile information.

Please post a picture if possible.
Title: Re: Symbol highlight background color Beta 3
Post by: Tim Kemp on September 06, 2018, 11:48:15 am
Here is a capture of the problem. First I select a word in the comment. It shows as selected and stays that way. Then I select a variable name. It highlights and then, when symbol highlighting kicks in, the selection indication goes away. https://youtu.be/YnRp8dE-Tts (https://youtu.be/YnRp8dE-Tts)

Title: Re: Symbol highlight background color Beta 3
Post by: Clark on September 06, 2018, 01:19:56 pm
Ah..different feature. I was thinking symbol coloring but it's the "Highlight matching symbols under cursor" feature.

This doesn't look as good as it should. I can reproduce a problem WITHOUT the current line being colored. It just never seems to inherit the background from the selection. We will look into this.

The color dialog does call this "Symbol highlight".  -- my head hurts  ;D
Title: Re: Symbol highlight background color Beta 3
Post by: Clark on September 06, 2018, 05:31:31 pm
Fixed in beta 4