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How to use java syntax coloring for non java files [message #336442] Thu, 11 June 2009 19:55
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I open a java source without extension, how programmatically to make the
editor highlight syntax? I don't want to register any extensions in
preferences. I need to do that programmatically for any extension.

My code for opening a file:

// Get id of java editor
String editorId =
PlatformUI.getWorkbench().getEditorRegistry().getDefaultEdit or(
"" ).getId( );
// Open a file
ITextEditor editor = ( ITextEditor ) IDE.openEditor( page,
fileToOpen.toURI( ), editorId, true );

Thanks in advance,
Sergey Klimov
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