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Add to a Form with a RichTextBox.

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<!---Declaration--->
Option Explicit
Const vbDarkBlue = &H800000
Const vbDarkGreen = &H8000&

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<!---Code--->
'code:

Private Sub HighlightText(sKeyword As String, iColour As Long)

Dim nStart As Integer, sPrevChar As String, sNextChar As String

nStart = InStr(1, LCase(RichTextBox1.Text), sKeyword)

Do While nStart <> 0
If nStart > 1 Then
sPrevChar = Mid$(RichTextBox1.Text, nStart - 1, 1)
Else
sPrevChar = " "
End If

If Len(RichTextBox1.Text) >= nStart + Len(sKeyword) Then
sNextChar = Mid$(RichTextBox1.Text, nStart + Len(sKeyword), 1)
Else
sNextChar = " "
End If


If (sPrevChar = Chr(32) Or sPrevChar = Chr(13) Or _
sPrevChar = Chr(10) Or sPrevChar = Chr(9)) And _
(sNextChar = Chr(32) Or sNextChar = Chr(13) Or _
sNextChar = Chr(10) Or sNextChar = Chr(9)) Then
With RichTextBox1
.SelStart = nStart - 1
.SelLength = Len(sKeyword)
.SelColor = vbDarkBlue
.SelText = StrConv(.SelText, vbProperCase)
.SelStart = Len(RichTextBox1.Text)
.SelColor = iColour
End With

End If

nStart = InStr(nStart + Len(sKeyword), LCase(RichTextBox1.Text), sKeyword)
Loop

End Sub

Private Sub RichTextBox1_Change()
With RichTextBox1
.SelStart = 0
.SelLength = Len(.Text)
.SelColor = vbBlack
.SelStart = Len(.Text)
End With

' Add more custom words here
HighlightText "if", vbBlue
HighlightText "then", vbBlue
HighlightText "end", vbBlue
HighlightText "else", vbBlue
HighlightText "open", vbBlue
HighlightText "sub", vbBlue
HighlightText "exit", vbBlue
HighlightText "with", vbBlue
HighlightText "close", vbBlue
HighlightText "dim", vbBlue
HighlightText "as", vbBlue
HighlightText "private", vbBlue
HighlightText "get", vbBlue
HighlightText "call", vbBlue
HighlightText "option explicit", vbBlue
HighlightText "for", vbBlue
HighlightText "next", vbBlue
End Sub
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