On Dec 24, 2005, at 1:36 AM, Jason Jung wrote:

> I spent around an hour looking for a Ruby syntax highlighter for Nano.
> I couldn't find one so I decided to try my best at creating my  
> own.  If
> anyone has any suggestions or wants to help improve it, be my guest.
>
> Get it here: http://jungsource.pastebin.com/477379
>
> To install:
> Copy and add all of the text from pastebin to the bottom of ~/.nanorc
> If .nanorc does not exist create it.
>
> Nanorc doc - http://www.nano-editor.org/dist/v1.2/nanorc.5.html
>
> Note: Tested using Nano 1.2.4 in Fedora Core 3 Linux
>
> -- 
> Posted via http://www.ruby-forum.com/.
>

One quick edit to your script.

If you swap the following two segments, the highlighter won't think "# 
{expression}" is a comment.

# Words in Quotes
#color green ""[^\"]*""
color green ""[^"]*"|qq\|.*\|"
color green "'[^']*'"

# Comments
color brightyellow "#.*"


TO

# Comments
color brightyellow "#.*"

# Words in Quotes
#color green ""[^\"]*""
color green ""[^"]*"|qq\|.*\|"
color green "'[^']*'"