how to make user text change color

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    how to make user text change color

    i am making a text editor and i want to know what code i need to put in, and where to insert it.

    while running, when the user types in something like
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    <html>
    i want that whole thing "<html>" to change to something like....blue! or something, and i want other keywords to appear the same color or a different one, how would i be able to do this, and where would i put it? im stumped and cant think of anything.
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    There are a few ways to go about it. Have your program keep a list of keywords, and have it check what the user has typed into the prog. If its one of they keywords change its color.

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    This looks more like a programming forum post then a tech forum post.

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    omg.... R-O-D, i posted this once in a the programming boards and salem...or someone moved it to the tech board and said it belongs here. so i posted another one becuase no one was of any help...

    anyways xds4lx, thats a good idea, but know where i should put it? or what the code would remotly look like at all????
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    well if your making a text editor.....bleh whatever

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