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Why is Array highlighted in blue (Visual Studio 2007)


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#1 gasto   Members   -  Reputation: 300

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Posted 28 May 2014 - 09:01 AM

Why is the array token highlighted in Visual Studio 2007 ver. 3.5 SP1?

Is it some kind of template mangling?
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#2 kunos   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 2224

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Posted 28 May 2014 - 09:03 AM

Visual Studio 2007????



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Posted 28 May 2014 - 09:31 AM

Sounds like the joy of C++/CLI (.NET) infecting the syntax highlighting of ordinary C++ code.  (MSDN:  Arrays, C++ Component Extensions)  The same thing always bugged me about the token event.  Never did find a way to turn off the non-standard C++ syntax highlighting, but I don't recall looking too hard.  If you search around, you might find something.


Edited by Andy Gainey, 28 May 2014 - 11:03 AM.


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Posted 28 May 2014 - 10:04 AM

Visual Studio 2007????


What's so wrong about the version?
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Posted 28 May 2014 - 10:10 AM

It does not exist, maybe you meant 2005 or 2008 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Visual_Studio). And it's 2014 dry.png


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Posted 28 May 2014 - 03:24 PM

It is hilighted based on the rules specified in the syntax hilighting. You can modify usertype.dat if you want more stuff colored.

As for the reason it is included, the language evolved again and std::Array is part of it. Visual Studio picks up the word Array and colors it accordingly. C++ has evolved multiple times, with the language standards or standard additions coming in 1998 (standard), 2003 (standard), 2005 (addendum), 2007 (addendum), 2011 (standard). C++14 (a standard) is just about to be signed off, and C++17 is already a working draft.

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