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More Specific Code Coloring in DW2017

Community Beginner ,
Dec 22, 2016 Dec 22, 2016

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In main.less, is there a way to be more specific with coloring code, something like the attached picture?  The idea that all tags in a code type are colored the same makes for a lot of painful searching.

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LEGEND , Jan 03, 2017 Jan 03, 2017

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Community Expert ,
Dec 22, 2016 Dec 22, 2016

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What are you specifically tying to target in your PHP code theme? 

Can you paste an example of the PHP code you're using and what you want to change that you can't?

Nancy O'Shea— Product User, Community Expert & Moderator
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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Community Beginner ,
Dec 22, 2016 Dec 22, 2016

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<!doctype html>

<html>

  <head>

  <meta charset="utf-8">

  <title>Some Document</title>

  </head>

  <body>

  <div>

  <form method="post" action="<?=$_SERVER['PHP_SELF']?>">

  <label>

  Name

  <br>

  <input type="text" name="name" style="color:#282828"/>

  </label>

  <button>

  Save

  </button>

  </form>

  </div>

  </body>

</html>

I would like to be able to have each one of these tags as a different color as well as the CSS on the inline styling, attributes, strings, etc... Kind of like this example.

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Community Expert ,
Dec 22, 2016 Dec 22, 2016

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As far as I know, that's not possible.  .cm-tag is universal -- effecting the code color of all such tags.

Learn how you can customize the colors of your code elements in Dreamweaver.

Below, I opened your code in Chrome with the Token Inspector tool.  As you can see, the .cm-tag highlights all the tags.

Nancy O'Shea— Product User, Community Expert & Moderator
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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Community Beginner ,
Dec 22, 2016 Dec 22, 2016

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That is what I was afraid of   That is not a very user friendly feature. I have used your tool to customize the colors in DW2017 and main.less but without the ability to specify specific tags it is quite useless and makes navigating thousands of lines of code very difficult.

Thank you for your quick reply

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Community Expert ,
Dec 22, 2016 Dec 22, 2016

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That is what I was afraid of That is not a very user friendly feature. I have used your tool to customize the colors in DW2017 and main.less but without the ability to specify specific tags it is quite useless and makes navigating thousands of lines of code very difficult.

I don't make the software.  I'm a product user just like you.

If code colors are a deal breaker for you, go back to the 2015 version.

Nancy O'Shea— Product User, Community Expert & Moderator
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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Community Expert ,
Dec 22, 2016 Dec 22, 2016

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skynet.abc wrote (in reply to Nancy):

I have used your tool

Nancy wishes. Unfortunately, most of the people using this Adobe sponsored forum are users just like you. We give up our time free of charge in an effort to help each other.

In your case, I would suggest that you place your comments where it matters by submitting a feature request.

Have a great holiday season.

Wappler, the only real Dreamweaver alternative.

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Jun 28, 2020 Jun 28, 2020

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Hi All,

 

We have started working on “Code Color Customization” improvements by adding support for customization of generic and language specific colors.


We have further stabilized the code coloring feature in our latest Prerelease build 15333.


You can refer to below thread for more details on code coloring customization improvements.
https://forums.adobeprerelease.com/dwalpha/discussion/467/dreamweaver-build-15333-is-now-available#l...

 

Please join Dreamweaver beta program from below link and try out the feature.

https://www.adobeprerelease.com/beta/9EB451B5-D2E8-46E5-AFA2-78C85442FFA2/participate/CD0C95AA-6274-...

 

Please go ahead and try out the build and let inflow your thoughts/suggestions. Looking forward to your valuable feedback.

 

Thanks


Dreamweaver Team

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