On Wednesday, 23 April 2003 at  8:57:09 +0900, ahoward wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Apr 2003, Jim Freeze wrote:
> 
> jim-
> 
> i made a little syntax file for my weekly reports at work, just for fun, at it
> was pretty darn easy.  i can send it to you if you like.  if you fire up gvim
> (or vim) and do a :help syntax, there is a section there describing
> syntax-file setup.  it was a bit tedious to wade through but, like i said,
> easy to actually do.
 
That's  what I suspected. I am greatly interested in your syntax
file. Please send it to me and I will use it as an example...
and wade through the help when I need to. :)

Jim

> -a
> 
> > Hi:
> >
> > Sorry for posting off topic, but I have seen some posts
> > by some bright vim experts here and I was hoping for a
> > little help.
> >
> > I need a syntax file for a simple data file that is of the form:
> >
> > # comments start with #
> > begin_xyzsection
> >  param = value
> >  param = %keyword%
> > end_xyzsection
> >
> >
> > I would like comments color coded, begn/end color coded,
> > param and value color coded and %keyword% color coded.
> >
> > Is this a trivial task? Or would it take me awhile to
> > create the syntax file?
> >
> > --
> > Jim Freeze
> > ----------
> > Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
> >
> >
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