Batch Script - Syntax Highlighting is awful

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MrNetTek
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Batch Script - Syntax Highlighting is awful

Post by MrNetTek » Wed May 10, 2017 5:55 pm

More of a special request...please work on batch file syntax highlighting. Even using the CMD.EXT doesn't permit proper detection of variables.

Example1:
%appVar% * WITH the percent signs...isn't detected. The variable is supposed to INCLUDE the percent signs.

Example2:
"%appVar%" * isn't detected at all...nothing...nada.

Example3: The only thing that does work
set appVar= * appVar is highlighted using the CMD.EXT, in a custom color.

Not sure why the Notepad++ people can figure this out...but the PrimalScript guys can't. This isn't a new issue.


-Paying customer

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Alexander Riedel
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Re: Batch Script - Syntax Highlighting is awful

Post by Alexander Riedel » Wed May 10, 2017 11:03 pm

Thanks for your constructive input. I will forward it to the appropriate place as soon as possible.
Alexander Riedel
SAPIEN Technologies, Inc.