Smultron (Unitron) Unity Keywords

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Overview

Smultron (Unitron) highlights only the basic keywords of the languages Javascript and C#. This article shows how you can extend the editor to highlight and autocomplete (most) Unity keywords as well.

Requirements

How to

  • Download Smultron 2.2.4 (or higher) and copy it into the Unity Engine folder (like Unitron) or into the Applications folder.
  • Select the Smultron package and right-click it. Choose "Show Package Contents".
  • Open the folder: Content -> Resources -> Syntax Definitions.
  • Copy the 2 files in plist.zip into this folder. Make a backup of the the old files and then overwrite them with the new versions.
  • Launch Smultron.
  • Open the Preferences (Smultron -> Preferences).
  • In the General tab enable "Suggest automatically, ..." and disable "Include standard words".
  • Switch to Syntax Colours and enable Auto-complete.
  • Set the Syntax Colours, Text Colour, Background Colour and Background Colour of the Document list as you like it.

Now you have a useful autocompletion feature, and Unity keywords are highlighted in a different color to Javascript or C# keywords.


If you're like me and cannot stand the new Smultron toolbar icons or simply prefer the old Unitron toolbar icons, do the following:

  • Unzip this file Unitron_Styled_Icons.zipto your Contents -> Resources -> Toolbar Icons folder of Smultron.app, after step 2 above.

- If you want to go back to the Smultron icons, just rename the "old " from any files that have "old " in their names in the same folder. Restart Smultron in either case.

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