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 Property  [other Property type actions]

 Item  [operators of similar scope]

 Data manipulation  [other Data manipulation operators]


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Syntax note: Operators without any defined mandatory arguments may omit their empty closing parentheses



The expression returns a list of strings that have been highlighted in the $Text using Format ▸ Highlight.

$MyList = $Text.highlights;


The result may be limited to strings highlighted in a specific colour by supplying aColor as an argument. aColor may be any of the currently supported highlight colours: "red", "green", "blue", "yellow", or "magenta". Thus:

$MyList = $Text.highlights("red");

would return only those highlighted $Text portions using a red highlight colour.