For the source generated by Hex Ray's decompiler in IDA, is it possible to highlight matching braces once I place the pointer at the beginning of a block?

As an example, in the screenshot below, the if block begins at line# 263 and ends at line# 269. What I want is, if I place the cursor at line# 263, IDA should highlight the block end at line# 269. Is such a feature available? Many code editors provides similar feature to make code browsing easier for larger blocks of code.

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There is no way to do this by default. Checkout the Hexlight plugin by Milan Bohacek. It will highlight the line with the matching brace.

Example from Hex-Rays site: enter image description here

  • It's useless. If you scroll down, the cursor moves from the selection and highlighting doesn't work for large block of code. Thanks though for trying to help me out.
    – sherlock
    Commented Dec 31, 2016 at 15:49
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    If you want to go to the end of the block you can hit 'b' at the curly brace.
    – Bambu
    Commented Dec 31, 2016 at 15:51

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