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Code Editor Functions

The common Code Editor provides a variety of functions to assist with the code editing process, including:

Syntax Highlighting
Cursor History
Brace Matching
Automatic Indentation
Commenting Selections
Scope Guides
Line Selection
Find and Replace
Find in Files


A range of these functions is available through keyboard key combinations and/or context menu options.

You can customize several of the Code Editor features by setting properties in the Code Editor configuration files; for example, by default the line containing the cursor is always highlighted, but you can turn the highlighting off.

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