Does enabling the legacy code option fix the problem? Try:
:let cobol_legacy_code = 1
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--- "John R. Culleton" <john@...
> At present if syntax is on and the filetype is e.g., cbl and
> the file is a legacy cobol app then any number in columns 1-6 causes
> an error and the entire line is highlighted in white text on a
> red background. This is incorrect. To illustrate:
> 000100 IDENTIFICATION DIVISION.
> is correct and should not be highlighted.
> Unfortunately I don't know enough about syntax files to pick out
> the line in cobol.vim that is causing the problem. Can someone tell me what
> needs to be commented out or changed?
> John Culleton
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