Re: Problems with ASCII art in Vim help files
- Carlo Teubner wrote:
> There are a couple of places in the Vim help files where ASCII art isI think it's best to make an item helpGraphic. Like with helpHeader it
> used which interacts in a bad way with the interpretation of pipe
> characters. The ones I've noticed are gui.txt around line 170 and
> quotes.txt around line 270. In both cases, some of the pipe symbols
> are interpreted as delimiters of links. Concealing the pipe symbols
> makes it worse.
> An easy way around this would be to mark the whole ASCII art as an
> "example". Perhaps a better way would be to introduce a new syntax
> element which simply turns off interpretation of help syntax; in other
> words, an "example" region except that it is not displayed in blue.
> Does anyone have any other ideas?
can be recognized by a special character at the end of the line. A
syn match helpGraphic ".* \ze`$" nextgroup=helpIgnore
I made the change for the two places you mention. Any others?
There was one place where a backtick would disappear, I removed the
space before it.
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