Questions tagged [syntax-highlighting]

The {syntax-highlighting} tag is for issues with the syntax-highlighting of *TeX or other types of code.

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Problem writing the sequence \@ in inline <code>...</code>-blocks

When typing answers in an edit-box of the TeX-LaTeX-StackExchange website, which is based on markdown, then from time to time I introduce control-sequence-tokens/sequences of inline-code not via ...
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Adapting the highlighting colors for the new highlight.js version

Our syntax highlighter highlight.js has received a complete ground up rewrite of the LaTeX grammar in its latest 10.3 release. This comes with some changes to the CSS classes used by the highlighter. ...
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Problems with highlight.js

Stack Exchange switched their syntax highlighting parser to highlight.js (announcement). This is a clear downgrade for TeX (for now). However, highlight.js is said to be "actively developed" ...
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No (La)TeX syntax highlighting on mobile devices

Here is a view of a code block on the full site (viewed through mobile/iPhone): Here is a view of the same code block on the mobile site: Here is a view of the same code block using the Stack ...
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Syntax highlighting for LaTeX3?

Two years ago, @YiannisLazarides asked if Color coding of LaTeX3 code could be added to the syntax highlighter of TeX.SE. With posts using LaTeX3 code becoming be more and more frequent I would like ...
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Is R syntax highlighting possible on TeX.SX?

I know it is possible to use <!-- language: X --> to get different syntax highlighting in posts for at least some languages, X. For example, this works for LuaLaTeX. It, however, does not seem ...
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Syntax highlighting not working on a post

I went to Multipart nodes with multipart subparts — style issue and the questions syntax never colorized (if that is even a term to use). I then went to another post and the syntax there was fine. I ...
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Syntax-highlighting for LuaLaTeX

Is there a syntax-highlighting for LuaLaTeX on this site? I think it would be necessary to color the Lua commands in the LaTeX code, because Lua is a integral part of (Lua)LaTeX. I think it would ...
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Color coding of LaTeX3 code

Is it possible for the JavaScript syntax highlighter to be extended to color code LaTeX3 code? With the current color coding scheme the code is very difficult to follow.
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How do I mark code blocks?

How do I mark code blocks, and how do I adjust syntax highlighting? Can I emphasize pieces of my code block? And how do code blocks in lists and blockquotes work?
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Colours in syntax highlighting

As mentioned in the comments to this answer on meta, Martin's improved syntax highlighting is installed now. Somehow it happened that not the most recent version got installed (or it didn't get ...
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There is no syntax highlighting on Meta

I just posted, in Meta, a bug report about wrong syntax highlighting on the main site. However, my example code showing the wrong behavior is not very useful because there seems to be no syntax ...
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Text immediate following double backslashes is highlighted as Macro inside a code block

I just saw this at Herbert answer to this question: if a code block contains \\ directly followed by a text then the syntax highlighting marks it as macro. This is quite irritating and should be fixed....
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Preview treats # as comment

When one writes code in a question or answer, the live preview treats the # character as a comment. Compare with The first is screenshot taken while asking a new question. The second is a ...
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