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tex-syntax : Vim TeX syntax file

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# vim-tex-syntax

This is a rewrite of the default `syntax/tex.vim` used for [TeX]/[LaTeX], because I finally got fed-up with the default `syntax/tex.vim` file. My main complaints were that syntax folding is painfully slow for large files and doesn't work the way I want. Also spell checking checking missed many things I wanted checked (and erratically failed).

## Features

1. *Syntax folding.*
   If you set `fdm=syntax`, the document will be folded like this:

        +--  6 lines: \documentclass[draft]{amsart}-------------
        +-- 27 lines: \title[Continuity theorem for Bernstein tr
        +--169 lines: \section{Introduction.}\label{sxnIntro}---
        +-- 12 lines: \section{Continuity theorem.}\label{sxnCT}
        +--  3 lines: \bibliographystyle{habbrv}----------------

     Additionally theorems, lemmas, proofs etc. are folded. Additional environment names for folding can be configured using `g:tex_fold_envs`. For one time folds, you can also use the markers `%{{{{` and `%}}}}`. (Note the extra brace, which is added to avoid double folding when editing a file with fold markers.)

     Also syntax folding is about 3 to 4 times faster than the default syntax script shipped with Vim. This only make a difference if you edit large files. On my system, a file with 15,000 lines (and multiple sections / subsections / etc.) takes about 7 seconds to highlight and fold with this script, and it takes about 27 with the Vim default syntax script. (Both scripts are snappy if folding is disabled.)

2. *Spell checking.*
   Most everything that should be spell checked is. Arguments of all commands (except special commands in `g:tex_special_commands`) are spell checked, and arguments of environments (except theorem like environments in `g:tex_thm_envs`) are not spell checked.

3. *Brace matching.*
   Extra open braces in an environment will produce an error in the enclosing `\end{...}` statement. Extra closed braces are flagged. Braces denoting command and script script arguments are highlighted differently.

## Configuration options.

: Space separated list of special commands (e.g. `usepackage`). Arguments of these commands will be colored and not spell checked.

: Space separated list of sectioning commands (e.g. `chapter`).

: Space separated list of theorem like environments (e.g. `theorem`). Arguments of these commands are spell checked (and not colored).

: Space separated list of environment names that start a math zone (e.g. `equation` etc.),

: Set this to a space separated list of environment names that should start a fold. For one time folds, you can also use the markers `%{{{{` and `%}}}}`.

: `iskeyword` option for [TeX]/[LaTeX] files.

## Links

* [Github page](https://github.com/gi1242/vim-tex-syntax)

* [Vim script page](http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=5076)
install details
Put tex.vim in ~/.vim/syntax/tex.vim. Set fdm=syntax for folding.

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tex-syntax.tgz 0.1 2014-12-27 7.0 gi1242 gi1242 Initial upload
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