Re: Where are Kate syntax files stored?
- Date: Sun, 6 Aug 2017 13:14:18 +0300
- From: Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Where are Kate syntax files stored?
On 05/08/17 18:31, René J.V. Bertin wrote:
On Saturday August 05 2017 17:24:13 Kevin Krammer wrote:
I think they are part of the KTextEditor Framework now, Kate and friends
The SyntaxHighlighting framework, nowadays. AFAIK the system location for the highlighthing files is
$prefix/share/org.kde.syntax-highlighting/syntax . User-specific copies (also those downloaded with Kate's built-in updater) are stored in ~/.local/share/org.kde.syntax-highlighting/syntax .
I've put the modified xml file in
~/.local/share/org.kde.syntax-highlighting/syntax but it's not being
used. Kate still uses the built-in file.
If I click on the "Download Highlighting Files" button in Kate, I get an
"The list of highlightings could not be found on / retrieved from the
And a notification pops up that shows the URL that was used to download
Which indeed does not exist on that server.
So how do I test changes I make to an xml file? :-/