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Notepad++ is a free source editor with the syntax highlighting.

It supports:
c/c++/Java/html/xml/php;
asp/vb/vbs/SQL/Objective-C;
javascript/ini/makefile/MSDos Display.

It also gives the extra functionality to the general user: colorize the user defined words. You can print your source code in color (or whatever you want) if you have a color printer (WYSIWYG). Furthermore, Notepad++ includes the multi-view feature, which allows the user to edit the different documents at the same time, and even edit the same document synchronously in 2 different views.

Notepad++ supports drag and drop: not only you can drop the file from explorer to open it, but also you can drag and drop a document from a view to another. With all the functionalities, Notepad++ runs as fast as Notepad provided by MS Windows.

Features:

Syntax Highlighting and Syntax Folding
User Language Defined System
Tabed document and Multi-View
More than 50 languages supported

Full Drag 'N' Drop supported
Macro recording and playback
Extensible with its plugin system

Notepad++ v6.2 includes a new User Defined Languge (UDL2) system, the key features of UDL2 are:

More keyword groups were added (more syntax highlighting can be defined).
Multipart keywords are supported.
Whitespace is no longer mandatory as keyword separator.
Numbers recognition support is greatly improved.
Operators and delimiters can be longer than one character.
The same characters can be used as comments AND operators.
Comments and delimiters support nesting.
Improvments to Comments (comment folding, comment continuation...etc).
In the case of several comment pairs defined, comment open symbols match only with comment close symbols of the same order.
More keyword groups were added (more syntax highlighting can be defined):
· 3 folding groups
· 8 keyword groups
· 2 comment groups
· 1 number definitions
· 2 operators groups
· 8 delimiter sets
· Multipart keywords are supported (for example: "else if" can be defined as a single keyword)
· Whitespace is no longer mandatory as keyword separator: Operators, Delimiters and Folding keywords can be recognized with or without whitespace separators.
· Numbers recognition support is greatly improved (prefix, suffix, range and extra symbols supported).
· Operators and delimiters can be longer than one character.
· The same characters can be used as comments AND operators.
· Comments and delimiters support nesting (even within each other).
Improvements to Comments include:
· Comment folding
· Comment continuation
· Comment only start at the beginning of line
· In the case of several comment pairs defined, comment open symbols match only with comment close symbols of the same order. (for example: /* C comment */, /+ D comment +/, but not /* mixed comment +/)
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