6.1.6. Parentheses HighlightingΒΆ

Moving the cursor after a parenthesis highlights the corresponding parenthesis.

In the following figure, the cursor is immediately after the inner parenthesis on line 10. Note the box highlighting the matching parenthesis on line 13.

Inner paren matching

You may enable or disable this action as well as control the color of the highlighting box using the “Highlight matching brackets” preference on the Editor page.