Disabling automatic syntax annotation highlighting

You may want to disable the default editor setting that automatically performs syntax annotation highlighting in the editor.

To disable syntax annotation highlighting:

  1. In the editor, hover the mouse over the yellow wavy line until the popup appears.

    Annotated highlighting in the editor

  2. Press F2 to have the focus for the popup.
  3. In the bottom-left corner of the pop-up window, click the Configure Annotation Preferences button to open the Preferences window. In the Preferences window for Annotations, the C/C++ Indexer Markers option will be preselected for you.
  4. Deselect the Text as button.
  5. Click OK.
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