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cfColorByIndent (pText ; pIndentChar ; pRgbColorList)

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Tammo Fornalik / Felix Hausberner, dbyte solutions

emphasizing thread-depths in a forum or indentations in text

Sample Input:
cfColorByIndent( ">Hello!¶>>What's up?¶¶>>>Look: 5>4¶Ah."; ">"; RGB( 0; 0; 255 ) &¶& RGB( 0; 255; 0 ) &¶& RGB( 255; 0; 0 ) )
Sample Output:
[BLUE] >Hello
[GREEN] >>What's up?
[RED] >>>Look: 5>4

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great for emphasizing thread-depths in a forum or indentations in text. arbitrary color-lists.
colors every line by counting the determined indention character, which is always at the start of a line (also several times).
thereby it does not matter how often the character occurs in the line altogether, but only, how often the character occurs BEFORE
the first "regular" character of the line.
the highest indentation-level (no indention) is left in the standard text color for the appropriate field.
as soon as the indentation count exceeds the count of determined colors, the color list rotates.
also permitted is a multiline-rgb-list list of a global field.

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