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Questions tagged [syntax-highlighting]

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What's going on with syntax highlighting?

The syntax highlighting in this question seems to have matched a slash as being the start of a comment (or maybe a Perl-style regex) and kept that colour until it encountered another slash. Is it not ...
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Broken highlighting. ruby-on-rails

This question Problems installing Gitorious on Debian 6.0.4 has broken highlighting. It appears to because of the ruby-on-rails tag. I semi-randomly looked at a couple dozen questions in that tag, ...
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Vote: What level of automatic code highlighting do we want?

Now that have code highlighting enabled, we need to determine how 'automatic' it should be. The code highlighting engine works in two ways: Automatic inference of the language in use via the tags on ...
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Syntax highlighting based on tag

Right now the code blocks on SF don't support syntax highlighting. Instead we get boring, grey, hard to read code. I spent some time today on the Unix & Linux SE, which does offer syntax ...
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Highlighting inside code blocks?

I often find myself wanting to draw attention to a particular part of the contents of a code block. The italic and bold formatting is interpreted literally, so those don't work: _italic_ *bold* I ...
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Is the syntax highlighting for Code blocks useful on SF?

I know the syntax highlighting for code blocks is disabled on superuser. Do we want it disabled here as well? It seems to me that the large majority of the time a code block is used is for log ...