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Date Published:
5,380+ (as of 25-Sep-2007)
Average Rating:
4.2 / 5 (as of 14-May-2008)
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Shows or highlights the matching character in ( ), { }, [ ] and < > pairs.


  • To find the matching ( ), { }, [ ] or < > character, place the cursor on one of the listed characters and invoke the plugin. The matched character pair will blink for a moment.
• Automated Installation:   (What's This?)To install, enter irshowmatchingparens in the Updates tab. Updates tab on the Actions Bar  • Manual Installation:
HTML-Kit Build 292
Download Size:
1.91 KB   (< 1 sec)
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 See Also
Plugins and other files by this author (11 more), including:   irHTMLShow irImgBrowser irAMPmgr irLinkChecker irPHPInspect irODBC irDebugPHP irBBCode irQuotes irTranslationSpanish
 Commonly Asked Questions

How do I install irShowMatchingParens?

  • Download the "irShowMatchingParens" plugin and save it to a folder of your choice (for example, c:\webfiles\). It's not necessary to manually extract the *.zip file, HTML-Kit will expand it to the proper folder during the installation.
  •  Install Plugin
    Select "Install | Install Plugin" from HTML-Kit's "Tools" menu. Point to the downloaded *.zip file and click "Open."
  • If any additional prompts appear, follow them to complete the installation.

How do I run it?

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irShowMatchingParens's icon will appear on the "Tools" tab on HTML-Kit's Actions Bar. It can also be invoked from the "Actions | Tools" sub menu.

Which programming language was used to write it?

irShowMatchingParens was written in hkScript. More plugins written in hkScript can be found on the Plugins page.

Whats' the quickest way to uninstall irShowMatchingParens?

Right click the irShowMatchingParens icon on the Actions Bar and select "Uninstall." Alternatively, the "Tools | Install | Uninstall Plugins" menu option in HTML-Kit can be used to uninstall this and other plugins.

Do I need the exact versions of software listed under the Requirements?

The versions listed are the minimum versions required by this plugin. For example, a plugin that requires HTML-Kit Build 290 will run on HTML-Kit Build 292 as well.

What's the best way to check which version of HTML-Kit I'm using?

The build number can be found on the "About" dialog, which is located on HTML-Kit's "Help" menu.
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What do you think about irShowMatchingParens?
Very nice little program
"Many thanks!"
"This was one thing I thought was missing initially. Very good. Thanks."- Omena
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