.r file association messed up

  • In the previous version of npp it was file. Now my .r files (R statistics language) are automatically recognised as REBOL language. I can’t change the syntax highlight back to R language. Anyone knows a solution? Thanks.

  • Hey,
    I’ve removed R key from REBOL section in the file ‘langs.xml’ (path: user\AppData\Roaming\Notepad++\langs.xml )
    Now It doesn’t mess anymore when I open .R file.

  • You are right.
    Line 301 by default is:
    <Language name=“rebol” ext=" r reb" commentLine=";" commentStart="" commentEnd="">

    The messed up part is ext=" r reb". It should just say ext="reb"
    Change that, save the file and you are all set.

  • Eduardo Marín solution works for me. Thanks!
    Why Does it persist in the new versions of notepad ++?

  • welcome to the notepad++ community, @Frederico-Faleiro

    i’m sorry about that, but this issue has not been reported to the developers back then.
    it has finally been reported to the devs 2 weeks ago from a pro in québec.
    see here: https://github.com/notepad-plus-plus/notepad-plus-plus/pull/5203

    the solución @Eduardo-Marín gave was a good find and he was the first with a solución as i recall, but only addressed to the user that asked for help and it has never been submitted to any developer, until lately.

    as notepad++ is a private and open source project, it relies on other people helping out for free, and there’s also not even a single cent any of the devs get paid for the private lifetime hours they have to spend on creating and maintaining notepad++, and there is no money to hire people that test everything. please keep this in mind for all other open source applications as well.

    if you take it positively: you found Eduardo’s solution and you solved it yourself ;-)

  • @Meta-Chuh said:

    and there’s also not even a single cent any of the devs get paid for the private lifetime hours

    Well, there’s always “DONATIONS” ! ! :)

  • @Alan-Kilborn

    hehehehe 😂😂😂 nice … second made my day of the day 👍👍👍
    such a good day, that i barely think about why metations or alanations don’t sound as profitable 🤪

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