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Custom log file syntax highlighting for Notepad++
<NotepadPlus>
<UserLang name="LogFile" ext="log">
<Settings>
<Global caseIgnored="yes" />
<TreatAsSymbol comment="no" commentLine="no" />
<Prefix words1="no" words2="no" words3="no" words4="no" />
</Settings>
<KeywordLists>
<Keywords name="Delimiters">[(0])0</Keywords>
<Keywords name="Folder+"></Keywords>
<Keywords name="Folder-"></Keywords>
<Keywords name="Operators">&apos; - ! &quot; # $ % &amp; ( ) * , . / : ; ? @ [ \ ] ^ _ ` { | } ~ + &lt; = &gt;</Keywords>
<Keywords name="Comment">1 2 0</Keywords>
<Keywords name="Words1">ERROR</Keywords>
<Keywords name="Words2">WARN WARNING</Keywords>
<Keywords name="Words3">DEBUG</Keywords>
<Keywords name="Words4">INFO</Keywords>
</KeywordLists>
<Styles>
<WordsStyle name="DEFAULT" styleID="11" fgColor="000000" bgColor="FFFFFF" fontName="" fontStyle="0" />
<WordsStyle name="FOLDEROPEN" styleID="12" fgColor="000000" bgColor="FFFFFF" fontName="" fontStyle="0" />
<WordsStyle name="FOLDERCLOSE" styleID="13" fgColor="000000" bgColor="FFFFFF" fontName="" fontStyle="0" />
<WordsStyle name="KEYWORD1" styleID="5" fgColor="FFFFFF" bgColor="FF0000" fontName="" fontStyle="1" />
<WordsStyle name="KEYWORD2" styleID="6" fgColor="FFFFFF" bgColor="FF8000" fontName="" fontStyle="1" />
<WordsStyle name="KEYWORD3" styleID="7" fgColor="FFFFFF" bgColor="FF80FF" fontName="" fontStyle="1" />
<WordsStyle name="KEYWORD4" styleID="8" fgColor="FFFFFF" bgColor="0080FF" fontName="" fontStyle="0" />
<WordsStyle name="COMMENT" styleID="1" fgColor="000000" bgColor="FFFFFF" fontName="" fontStyle="0" />
<WordsStyle name="COMMENT LINE" styleID="2" fgColor="000000" bgColor="FFFFFF" fontName="" fontStyle="0" />
<WordsStyle name="NUMBER" styleID="4" fgColor="000000" bgColor="FFFFFF" fontName="" fontStyle="0" />
<WordsStyle name="OPERATOR" styleID="10" fgColor="FF0080" bgColor="FFFFFF" fontName="" fontStyle="1" />
<WordsStyle name="DELIMINER1" styleID="14" fgColor="000000" bgColor="FFFFBF" fontName="" fontStyle="1" />
<WordsStyle name="DELIMINER2" styleID="15" fgColor="800000" bgColor="FFFFFF" fontName="" fontStyle="2" />
<WordsStyle name="DELIMINER3" styleID="16" fgColor="000000" bgColor="FFFFFF" fontName="" fontStyle="0" />
</Styles>
</UserLang>
</NotepadPlus>
@mikhailusachev
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mikhailusachev commented Jan 24, 2018

Thanks for that!

@vcsekhar
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vcsekhar commented Feb 13, 2018

Thanks for sharing

@Gus7av0
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Gus7av0 commented Feb 22, 2018

Gracias!

@TeddybearCrisis
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TeddybearCrisis commented Oct 26, 2018

thanks

@shabanali-faghani
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shabanali-faghani commented Aug 6, 2019

Awesome! Thank you.

@AbdhulRaheem
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AbdhulRaheem commented Aug 17, 2019

how we can import this

@mmdemirbas
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mmdemirbas commented Aug 17, 2019

You can import a UDL file into Notepad++ as explained here: https://superuser.com/a/1057185/64376

@paradigmaweb
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paradigmaweb commented May 31, 2020

still working! thanks!.

@chdlsp
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chdlsp commented Nov 5, 2020

I like this way. Super thanks.

@ishridharhegde
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ishridharhegde commented Jan 19, 2021

Notepad++ says "Failed to Import".
Tried created a new UDL and pasting the content of this XML, it crashed the app and I lost all my unsaved notes!

Anyone else facing the similar problem?

@AlanSlaughter
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AlanSlaughter commented Feb 4, 2021

Can I add ? If so how?

@taka1945
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taka1945 commented Apr 20, 2021

great job ! notepad++ x86 v7.9 still working !

@jbvazquez
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jbvazquez commented Jun 9, 2021

Working on 2021, for those who are wondering how to import this user-defined language here are the instructions.
Source
Import the file: Language → Define your language... → Import
Restart the application.
Language → LogFile
Now logfile should be highlighted.

@joex92
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joex92 commented Aug 17, 2021

Here I forked this and added the Dark Theme one too...

@mhewedy
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mhewedy commented Nov 17, 2022

Another install option is to copy & paste into a new file with name log.udl.xml inside : path\to\Notepad++\userDefineLangs

@TFWol
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TFWol commented Nov 23, 2022

Thanks

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