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JTextPane and creating reserved words

Jhedzkie Skies
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hi there. i would like to get some idea on this

i want to use a textpane and make it act like a compiler
will detect reserved words and change its color different from normal texts

my idea is a separate class of enum containing the reserved words and the text pane should have a document listener or such...

somebody help me started please. correct my concept if im wrong
Rob Spoor
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Syntax Highlighting by Ostermiller.


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Jhedzkie Skies
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Rob Prime wrote:Syntax Highlighting by Ostermiller.


that should wrap it up. thanks.


package com.Ostermiller does not exist. while gnu.getopt within the same jar is being recognized.


thanks. i managed to make it work.
 
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