any latex code I want to view in TexWorks 0.4.5 r.1280 (Miktex 2.9) won't show the syntax highlighting. It compiles just fine but everything line is written in black. On very long documents the highlighting shows for several seconds then the program freezes for short and the highlighting disappears again. Windows compatibility modes did not improve the situation. Does anyone have an idea what's going wrong here?
Syntax Coloring. In the list that appears, most probably you have
None selected. Select
LaTeX as in the following screen shot: