INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

make bbedit color code .mxi files; is it possable?

make bbedit color code .mxi files; is it possable?

(OP)
hi all,

i work with dreamweaver all the time, and do a good bit of customization of it.  to package extentions for the extentions packager, you need to use a .mxi file.  BBEdit 6 syntax colors XML files (thank god) dreamweaver uses its fair share of XML.  the "mxi" file is an XML document, but the extention must be .xmi for the packaging app to make the resulting .mxp file.  dont worry about the proccess, i am just trying to get BBEdit to recognize this .mxi file for what it is, and XML file.

i added both the Extention Manager, and Extention Packer to the File Types pane of the preferences.  this was not the solution, i still get black code.

BBEdit will not color code the code even tho it is XML.  now if i rename the file with .xml it will, obviously, color code the text.  this is anoying however when i have to rename it as an .mxi file to package it.  this proccess gets to be a pain as i am trying new things with extentions, and continuously editing this installer script file.  (maybe the feature does not exist) but i can see other uses for BBEdit color coding text of other files that do not have .xml on them.

if you know how i can make BBEdit think that a .mxi file is a XML file so it is color coded as such please let me know.

thanks

Ken Edwards
ken@meancode.com
  

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!

Resources

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close