On Mon, 29 Jan 2001, Hugh Sasse Staff Elec Eng wrote:

> On Sat, 27 Jan 2001, Conrad Schneiker wrote:
>
> > Hugh Sasse wrote:
> >
> > # This may be more vim than Ruby, but
> > #
> > # The vim5.7 distribution comes with a rather old syntax file.  Is there a
> >
> > # newer one for Ruby and that vim5.7?  When I looked in RAA the Vim/Ruby
> > # link pointed to a load of diffs, and most of those seemed to be for
> > vim6.0*.
> >
> > I don't use the syntax stuff, but FYI, I think the Ruby FAQ is more up to
> > date than the RAA. (IIRC, there was an earlier, more detailed post on
> > this.)
> >
> > http://www.rubycentral.com/faq/rubyfaq-1.html#ss1.10
>
> I tried installing the newer file referenced there, and I still don't
> get syntax working -- still no coloured words.
>
> >
> > Conrad Schneiker
> > (This note is unofficial and subject to improvement without notice.)
> >
> 	Thank you,
> 	Hugh
>

Have you syntax-highlighting switched on?

Type in VIM:
   :sy on

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Michael Neumann