NetWeaver Identity Management, IdM, offers a built-in script editor which can be replaced easily by another
editor of your choice. Notepad++ is a very nice and handy text editor which offer syntax highlighting.
describes how to activate Notepad++ as the script editor for IdM http://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/nw-identitymanagement (assuming that the program is already installed) and how to enable syntax highlighting for IdM scripts using a specific
(black), comments (grey) and in addition IdM internal functions (green) and IdM
global scripts (orange):
1. Step: Activate Notepad++ as script editor in IdM
path to the Notepad++ program at “Tools->Options->Script editor” in the Identity Center:
2. Step: Download and prepare the Notepad++
language definition file
the Notepad++ language file page and download the file
which is labeled as “SAP NetWeaver IdM
I’ve prepared a language file which is optimized for IdM release 7.1. I plan, to publish another file
for release 7.2, too.)
don’t have an
file already, you can drop this file among
your other configuration file, in the Notepad++ Install Folder. It should be renamed
correct language gets automatically selected while opening a script in IdM.
Technically IdM uses the
file extension even if the file content is
3. Have fun
… and eyjoy better reading of IdM scripts.