HAWC2 syntax highlighting

Here you can download the Notepad++ language for HAWC2.

The language adds syntax highlighting, code folding, comment/uncomment shortcuts etc. to *.htc files.


  1. Download the hawc2.xml language file. 
  2. In Notepad++: Menu - "Language" - "Define your language ..."
  3. If a previous version of the HAWC2 language is already installed it is recommended to uninstall it:
    1. Select "HAWC" in the "user language" drop down box
    2. Click the "Remove" button
  4. Click the "Import" button and select the downloaded hawc2.xml file
  5. Restart Notepad++
  6. Open a *.htc file in Notepad++
  7. Menu - "Language" - "HAWC2"
Release date Product Download file File size
11.01.2017 Notepad ++ language v 3.0 hawc2.xml 11KB

Comment/uncomment shortcuts
- Comment lines: ctrl + k
- Uncomment lines: ctrl + shift + k