I'm making a C++ code editor application using VB.NET. I'd like to change the color of the keywords as the user types it. Also I'm looking for a way to highlight some lines of the code.
Is there a way to change the forecolor and backcolour of a piece of text inside a textbox or a rich textbox?
I do not really know what you want to do so here are some options.
If you want a step by step tutorial on how to write a syntax highlighting control, you can read these articles:
For a basic syntax highlighting control written in VB.NET, see this article: Color Syntax Control (VB.NET).
There are two very good options if you want a fully-fledged syntax highlighting control. These are: