vim gvim syntax coloring bug with """docstrings"""
trentm at ActiveState.com
Fri Aug 9 18:09:53 CEST 2002
[Will Stuyvesant wrote]
> """So you want to document things huh?
> When source files get bigger and you put a big docstring at the top
> gvim (and vim) makes a mess of the syntax coloring, making mistakes
> all over the file in what is code and what are comments. Does anybody
> have a good .vimrc file that does not have this problem? Or a
> python.vim file that you can just paste into the .vimrc?
> also using ''' instead of """ does not help :-)
The following is in the python.vim that comes with Vim 6.1:
" This is fast but code inside triple quoted strings screws it up. It
" is impossible to fix because the only way to know if you are inside a
" triple quoted string is to start from the beginning of the file. If
" you have a fast machine you can try uncommenting the "sync minlines"
" and commenting out the rest.
syn sync match pythonSync grouphere NONE "):$"
syn sync maxlines=200
"syn sync minlines=2000
You should be able to muck with those lines to get syntax coloring to
TrentM at ActiveState.com
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