Commit 6c2f6d88 authored by Nibaldo González's avatar Nibaldo González

Highlight documentation: add include keywords

Summary: The documentation of the syntax highlighting is updated, adding a brief description and example of include-keywords.

Reviewers: #kate, dhaumann, cullmann

Reviewed By: #kate, cullmann

Subscribers: kwrite-devel, kde-doc-english

Tags: #kate, #documentation

Differential Revision:
parent 6ea3ff08
......@@ -286,6 +286,15 @@ elements <userinput>contexts</userinput> and <userinput>itemDatas</userinput>.</
<para><userinput>list</userinput> elements contain a list of keywords. In
this case the keywords are <emphasis>class</emphasis> and <emphasis>const</emphasis>.
You can add as many lists as you need.</para>
<para>Since &kde-frameworks; 5.53, a list can include keywords from another
list or language/file, using the <userinput>include</userinput> element.
<userinput>##</userinput> is used to separate the list name and the language
definition name, in the same way as in the <userinput>IncludeRules</userinput> rule.
This is useful to avoid duplicating keyword lists, if you need to include the keywords
of another language/file. For example, the <emphasis>othername</emphasis> list
contains the <emphasis>str</emphasis> keyword and all the keywords of the
<emphasis>types</emphasis> list, which belongs to the <emphasis>ISO C++</emphasis>
<para>The <userinput>contexts</userinput> element contains all contexts.
The first context is by default the start of the highlighting. There are
two rules in the context <emphasis>Normal Text</emphasis>, which match
......@@ -300,12 +309,17 @@ In this example, the <userinput>itemData</userinput> <emphasis>Normal Text</emph
&lt;list name=&quot;somename&quot;&gt;
&lt;item&gt; class &lt;/item&gt;
&lt;item&gt; const &lt;/item&gt;
&lt;list name=&quot;othername&quot;&gt;
&lt;include&gt;types##ISO C++&lt;/include&gt;
&lt;context attribute=&quot;Normal Text&quot; lineEndContext=&quot;#pop&quot; name=&quot;Normal Text&quot; &gt;
&lt;keyword attribute=&quot;Keyword&quot; context=&quot;#stay&quot; String=&quot;somename&quot; /&gt;
&lt;keyword attribute=&quot;Keyword&quot; context=&quot;#stay&quot; String=&quot;othername&quot; /&gt;
&lt;DetectChar attribute=&quot;String&quot; context=&quot;string&quot; char=&quot;&amp;quot;&quot; /&gt;
&lt;context attribute=&quot;String&quot; lineEndContext=&quot;#stay&quot; name=&quot;string&quot; &gt;
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