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Hello, i recently discovered Autoit, i think its a great tool, i'm a hobby programmer.

I need your advise and guide.

I want to make a simple text editor with syntax highlight colors on specific keywords.

The editor is almost ready but i'm having problems with colors.

Can this be done in Autoit ?

Please can you tell me some information about how to do this ?

Thanks in advance, sorry for my bad English. :">

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Hello, i recently discovered Autoit, i think its a great tool, i'm a hobby programmer.

I need your advise and guide.

I want to make a simple text editor with syntax highlight colors on specific keywords.

The editor is almost ready but i'm having problems with colors.

Can this be done in Autoit ?

Please can you tell me some information about how to do this ?

Thanks in advance, sorry for my bad English. :">

I'm sure you could do that, but most people here use SciTE for editing AutoIT scripts, and I believe you can make your own lexigraphic rule set for SciTE that will highlight things and present context sensitive selections for you. Might avoid reinventing the wheel.

If you are determined to do it from scratch, what do have so far? Have you written your basic GUI yet?

:think:


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Hello, i recently discovered Autoit, i think its a great tool, i'm a hobby programmer.

I need your advise and guide.

I want to make a simple text editor with syntax highlight colors on specific keywords.

The editor is almost ready but i'm having problems with colors.

Can this be done in Autoit ?

Please can you tell me some information about how to do this ?

Thanks in advance, sorry for my bad English. :">

hi GR,

I agree with "psalty" -- you don't need to re-invent the wheel.

There are already many existing syntax-highlighting edit modules

out there -- why not just use one of them, rather than writing your

own.

For one, there is "scintilla" (which is the basis for the scite text editor).

you may fine scintilla here:

http://scintilla.sourceforge.net/index.html

There is another very competent code editor, named "Nathan's Code

Sense" is highly recommended (by me). Unfortunately Nathan has

closed down his website, but you may be able to find CodeSense on

one of the omnibus download sites.

cheers, jw

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Thanks for the information :-)

PsaltyDS it's a simple text editor with load-save,find and a few more things.

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Thanks for the information :-)

PsaltyDS it's a simple text editor with load-save,find and a few more things.

Does that mean you've decided to do your own, just for the challenge/training/stuborness/etc of it?

:think:


Valuater's AutoIt 1-2-3, Class... Is now in Session!For those who want somebody to write the script for them: RentACoder"Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced." -- Geek's corollary to Clarke's law

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