- December 18, 2014 at 10:44 pm #19720
Is there a way in EmEditor to put my cursor on a bracket, brace, or parenthesis and press some key that will move my cursor to the corresponding bracket, brace, or parenthesis ? I did not find any mention of such functionality in the help or in any of the menus.December 19, 2014 at 9:05 am #19723
Yes, certainly. With the default keyboard shortcut, you can use CTRL + ] to jump between ( and ), or [ and ], or etc. Its command name is “Find Matching Parenthesis/Bracket”, and you can find in the Quick Launch dialog box (Ctrl + Q) or Keyboard Map.
Thanks,April 7, 2016 at 1:22 pm #20679
Is there also any way to automatically highlight the matching parenthesis to the one that the cursor is currently at (i.e. without actually jumping to it)?
This is a very common and useful feature in many popular code editors, and I would really love to be able to use it in EmEditor too!April 7, 2016 at 4:21 pm #20688
Yes, please check “Highlight Matching Brackets” check box in the Highlight (2) tab of configuration properties.
Thanks!April 20, 2016 at 2:46 am #20768
Is there any way to customize this highlight effect too? Right now it seemingly consists of only making the brackets a tiny bit more bold than usual, which unfortunately is quite hard to see on my current screen?
I missed your reply above for a while because lately the “Notify me of follow-up replies via email” feature of your forums seems to have stopped working for me, any idea why? I have checked the spam folder and no notification emails are there either, and it also always worked for me before?April 20, 2016 at 8:29 am #20771
You can go to configuration properties, the Display tab, select Matched parentheses/brackets, and then change the text color or background color.
I am not sure why you didn’t receive notifications. I would subscribe the RSS feeds for the entire forums.
Thank you,April 20, 2016 at 2:01 pm #20774
Excellent, thanks, works like a charm!
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