[texworks] Regex challenges

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at googlemail.com
Fri Apr 10 16:12:10 CEST 2009

On 10 Apr 2009, at 15:06, Joseph Wright wrote:

> Jonathan Kew wrote:
>> I'm not seeing the behavior you describe, as far as I understand  
>> it; e.g.,
>>  \this at is@a at test'with quotes following'
>> colours everything up to "test" (but not including "'with") as the
>> control sequence.
> Inspiration has struck.  This seems to be a spell-checking issue.   
> With
> a new installation, I have no dictionaries and everything works
> correctly. Altering the pattern file makes no difference.  However,  
> when
> I turn on spell-checking (using en-GB dictionaries from Mozilla) the  
> odd
> behaviour returns.  I see the same with one of the German dictionaries
> from the same source, but whether this is a dictionary issue or a
> TeXworks issue I'm not sure.

Ah! Spell-checking and syntax colouring are done together, so this is  
very plausible.  OK, I can look into this and see if something should  
be changed.



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