For creating larger scripts, the built-in script editor is not really convenient. How can I get a state-of-the-art editing experience with syntax highlighting and autocompletion?

For creating larger scripts, the built-in script editor is not really convenient. How can I get a state-of-the-art editing experience with syntax highlighting and autocompletion?

Applies to: Docklight Scripting (all versions), Article ID: dl_faq030

Docklight Scripting supports external source code editors like Notepad++ or Visual Studio Code. We can highly recommend trying Visual Studio Code. While Docklight Scripting V2.4.5 does not offer a preset for VS Code yet, our related Docklight News article (see link below) describes all the required settings.

Docklight Scripting Manual – Dialog: Customize / External Editor

Docklight News: Using Visual Studio Code as Docklight script editor