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Re: C++ mode.

From: Rob Thorpe
Subject: Re: C++ mode.
Date: 28 May 2003 01:18:04 -0700

K Hollingworth <address@hidden> wrote in message news:<address@hidden>...
> Rob Thorpe <address@hidden> wrote:
> > K Hollingworth <address@hidden> wrote in message news:<address@hidden>...
> >> According to emacs I have 
> >> 
> >> GNU Emacs 20.7.1 (i386-redhat-linux-gnu, X toolkit) of Fri Mar 16 2001 on
> >>
> >> 
> >> I would like to customise c++ mode so that lines starting std::cerr are
> >> marked in a different red as most of them are for debugging and it
> >> would be nice to be able to spot them easily.  Is this possible?  It
> >> would be acceptable to mark everything in the std namespace in red.
> >> 
> >> I'm a bit of a newbie with emacs so apologies as I don't know all the
> >> terminology yet!
> > M-x highlight-phrase RET std:cerr RET
> > In the buffer when you need it would be what I would do.
> Do I need to load another package to get that?   Emacs says "no match"
> when I try that command and if I try matching "highlight" I only get the
> following completions:
> highlight-changes-mode                   highlight-changes-next-change
> highlight-changes-previous-change  highlight-changes-remove-highlight
> highlight-changes-rotate-faces           highlight-compare-with-file

Sorry about that, this function is new in Emacs 21 I hadn't noticed. 
Look for hi-lock.el if you can't use Emacs 21.  I can't find it
elsewhere I'm afraid.  You probably could adapt C++ mode, but I don't
know how.

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