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Better than lib “highlight-symbol”

windows 10, emacs 26.1. To highlight symbol I use package highlight-symbol http://nschum.de/src/emacs/highlight-symbol/ Nice. But I need symbol "=" to be a separator. As you can see the test=this ...
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There's a way to use emacs like MS Word, to make text permanently colored, stylized, etc…?

I'm totally new to the wonderful world of Emacs. I started to use it some weeks ago and i'm find myself to use it more and more... I would like to use it not only as a code editor, but also as a word ...
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Jump to and highlight characters matching regex

How can I jump to the next character matching a regex (see example below)? And if possible, enable highlighting of all the matching characters in the buffer when I jump for the first time. [^\x20-\...
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Distinguish various hyphens: U+00AD and U+2011

According to the manual, emacs displays U+00AD (soft hyphen), U+2010 (hyphen), and U+2011 (non-breaking hyphen) with the escape-glyph face. Which is fine to distinguish them from the ASCII hyphen/...
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Syntax highlighting (in Emacs) for SQL code in log files

How can we highlight SQL code in some log files, with Emacs? Sample log file: [DEBUG][2016-05-26 09:04:51,714][FileHelper] - [realContextPath=[/server.xml]] [DEBUG][2016-05-26 10:24:22,369][...
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How to pass multiple arguments to hc-highlight-chars?

How do you pass arguments to a function using lambda? I have looked through: https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/elisp/Argument-List.html#Argument-List and https://www.emacswiki.org/...
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highlight-chars and magit is conflicting

first time StackExchange user here. I'm having trouble with highlight-chars (probably font-lock) and magit. Enabling hc-toggle-highlight-* functions will remove the coloring from magit buffers. ...
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highlight-chars permanently

I am trying to highlight particular chars for use in C++ in emacs. I have found the package highlight-chars works very easily. I can use hc-highlight-chars command, it then prompts me for a set of ...
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How to use the highlight-chars.el package?

How can I use the highlight-chars.el package mentioned here (and here's its code) to highlight custom characters? Specifically, I'd like to highlight the unicode directional formatting characters for ...