#203 dash dash in quoted string colored as a comment

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If I have a quoted string:

helps='Help --Help /? ?'

everything starting with the '--' is colored as a comment. Another .tld problem?


  • Mark Hessling

    Mark Hessling - 2011-02-28
    • assigned_to: nobody --> rexx
    • status: open --> pending-fixed
  • Mark Hessling

    Mark Hessling - 2011-02-28

    Fixed. Also fixed a similar issue with:
    Call abc 'fred/*.*', arg2
    where everything after /* (including following lines) are treated as a comment.

  • Mark Hessling

    Mark Hessling - 2013-06-21
    • Group: --> Next Release
  • LesK

    LesK - 2013-07-10

    RC4: fix confirmed

    However, there are still times when coloring inexplicably stops for
    some number of lines and then suddenly resumes.

  • Mark Hessling

    Mark Hessling - 2013-07-10

    Syntax highlighting only works for the currently displayed section of the file; ie that part of the file in the filearea. If you have a large block comment and either the start or end of the comment is not being displayed, the whole comment is then treated as code. Not aware of any other "odd" behaviour WRT syntax highlighting working randomly.

  • LesK

    LesK - 2013-07-12

    I can pretty reliably demonstrate it with TeamViewer, if you'd like.

  • LesK

    LesK - 2013-07-12

    Even better, here are two PNG files that show the problem after a
    N command.


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