Turning On Syntax Highlighting

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2005-03-01
2013-05-02
  • Nobody/Anonymous

    I've been using joe for years and just discovered the potential for syntax highlighting. I can turn it on by pressing ctrl-t, moving to the highlighting option and pressing the space bar. [Enter] then closes the options. But, when I then load a .c file, there is no highlighting visible.

    The editor is launched within a virtual terminal (rxvt) with a black background and light grey foreground. I don't mind playing with colors in ~/.joe/syntax/c.jsf, but I haven't yet figured out how to 1) have the highlighting work on a file and 2) set this on permanently.

    Pointers appreciated.

    Thanks,

    Rich

     
    • Joe Allen

      Joe Allen - 2005-03-05

      Most likely you already have a $HOME/.joerc from a previous version which is not set up to do syntax highlighting.  Delete (or rename) it, so that the system default file is used.

       

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