Tuesday 12 November 2013

QlikView Notepad++ Language Definition v2.2

I've just released a new version of the QlikView Notepad++ Language Definition, mainly to correct an issue with the function list support not working with the latest release of Notepad++ (version 6.5 onwards). This release also contains the following additional fixes/functionality:
  • Corrected a minor issue with the DISTINCT keyword not being highlighted in some situations.
  • Added a check to ensure line comments terminate at an End Of Line (EOL) character.
  • Corrected issue with operator identification. Although operators are not highlighted in QlikView, correct identification prevents incorrect highlighting of keywords and functions when an operator buts up against it. 
  • Added additional operators to fix some minor issues with incorrect highlighting of keywords.

As always, head over to the Notepad++ Language Definition page for the download link and instructions.

Thanks go to Bruno Santos for pointing out the function list issue and testing the fix!

The new version of Notepad++ also has auto-completion turned off by default. You can turn it back on quite easily though:
  1. Select Settings -> Preferences... from the menu bar. 
  2. Select Auto-Completion from the list on the left and then ensure the options are set as follows:

The options under Auto-Insert are optional and enable auto insertion of closing brackets and quotes are automatically entered when an opening bracket or quote is typed.

1 comment:

  1. Hello! Npp 6.5.1 installed and performed the recommended procedures. But even after selecting the language QlikView code does not have the standard default editor QlikView formatting. Is there something else I should check?

    Thank you!