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Editing Grammars

If you need to write and edit a grammar for code imported in a new programming language, you can do so using the in-built Grammar Editor.

Access

Ribbon

Code > Source Code > Configure > Language Grammar Editor

Menu

Tools | Language Grammars

Create and Edit Grammar

Field/Button

Action

See also

Open Grammar

Display a browser through which you can locate and open the file containing the grammar you want to edit.

Save

Save the current file.

Validate Grammar

The grammar validation will run a series of tests on the current grammar to ensure its validity. Errors and warnings will be displayed informing you of both errors that will make the grammar unusable, and conditions where you might get unexpected results.

Help

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Context Menu Options

Field/Button

Action

See also

Open File

Display a browser through which you can locate and open the file containing the grammar you want to edit.

Validate

The grammar validation will run a series of tests on the current grammar to ensure its validity.  Errors and warnings will be displayed informing you of both errors that will make the grammar unusable, and conditions where you might get unexpected results.

Language

The Grammar Editor defaults to normal Backus–Naur Form (nBNF). The mBNF option is also available.

Line Numbers

Turn line numbers on or off in the grammar editor.

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