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syn·tax high·light·ing

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  1. syntax highlighting(Noun)

    highlighting of source code using different techniques (coloring, boldfacing)

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  1. Syntax highlighting

    Syntax highlighting is a feature of some text editors that display text—especially source code—in different colors and fonts according to the category of terms. This feature eases writing in a structured language such as a programming language or a markup language as both structures and syntax errors are visually distinct. Highlighting does not affect the meaning of the text itself; it is intended only for human readers and editors. Syntax highlighting is a form of secondary notation, since the highlights are not part of the text meaning, but serve to reinforce it. Some editors also integrate syntax highlighting with other features, such as spell checking or code folding, as aids to editing which are external to the language.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of syntax highlighting in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of syntax highlighting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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