Re: syntax highlighting

>There is no in built helper routines to do syntax highlighting in GtkText.
>The best you could do would be connect to the insert_text signal, and look
>for spaces or other word boundary in that text.  Then call
>gtk_editable_get_chars to get some of the preceding text, so you can find
>the start of the word.  Then check if it matches something from a keywords
>list.  Now you can call gtk_editable_delete_text on that word, and
>reinsert it with gtk_text_insert, setting the correct colour.  I don't
>know of any easier way to do this.
Does somebody know of an app that does this (or another technique) so that I
can have a look at the code?

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