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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-22 12:43:23

>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Matias Capeletto
>Sent: 22 June 2007 15:12
>To: Boost documentation format, structure,and processing
>discussion; boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: [boost] [Improving Boost Docs] Help request, Syntax
>We now have the option to change the syntax highlighting to the
>colours of our favourite IDE dynamically while reading the docs.
>You can read more about this here:
>We need someone to identify the most used IDEs, so we include them in
>our docs. There have to be no more than ten possible options. I think
>that we can choose only five or six.
>The project consist in checking that the colours are right, and make
>the colour set for the missing IDEs. When this first task is finished,
>we must came up with a default syntax highlighting scheme for boost,
>that may be a combination of the others. We need to choose the colors,
>the font weight, etc and write a rationale for the future. (A
>discussion about this can be founded here:

FWIW, Textpad ( my favorite text editor has syntax coloring for C/C++

keywords blue
preprocessor and others - darker blue
comments - green
numbers - red
brackets - purple
operators - purple
strings - dark purple/brown
single characters - green
URL - blue

text (C++ Code) - black

And being a 'nursery' colors fan, I like this scheme and have made MS Visual Studio IDE look much the same.


Paul A Bristow
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