Color Syntax    


Color Syntax


Color Syntax is a small program that was created to convert your source code into HTML. The resulting HTML will show your source in colors. This is very useful when creating documentation or educational material.

The program is controlled via a normal user interface. You can also control the processing of source files with at command line interface.


This program has a small license fee. Please click here to go to the shop page.


The program is very simple to use. The main dialog will ask for the input source file and the output file for the formatted output.

Sample Output

The following ASP source code has been formatted using the Color Syntax program.

<%@ Language = "VBScript" %>
Response.Buffer = true

Dim a

a = LCase(Request.ServerVariables("a"))

' One line comment
Rem Another one line comment

If a <> "123" Then
  Response.Redirect "somewhere.asp"


This is an HTML comment

    <title>Page Title</title>
    <meta HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" Content="text-html; charset=Windows-1252">
<body bgcolor="yellow">

Syntax Definition Files

The program reads the syntax definition from a set of syntax definition files. Before you can use the program you must have a definition file that matches the source language that you want to format. A short description in the documentation explains how to create your own definition files. The following files are currently available:

Source Language Download Version Author
Active Server Pages 1
PHP Script 1
Visual Basic Script 1
XAL (Microsoft Business Solutions) 1


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