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JSON.vim : A syntax highlighting file for JSON

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created by
Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven
script type
Please use https://github.com/elzr/vim-json it's an updated version of my this script and is Pathogen compatible.

This script will NOT be updated anymore, again, see the version on the URL above.

A simple highlighting file for JSON constructs.
install details
To your filetype.vim just add something like:

au! BufRead,BufNewFile *.json set filetype=json

and in your generic list of autocommands add something like the following for indentation and folding:

augroup json_autocmd
  autocmd FileType json set autoindent
  autocmd FileType json set formatoptions=tcq2l
  autocmd FileType json set textwidth=78 shiftwidth=2
  autocmd FileType json set softtabstop=2 tabstop=8
  autocmd FileType json set expandtab
  autocmd FileType json set foldmethod=syntax
augroup END

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
json.vim 0.4 2009-06-16 7.0 Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven Fixed some syntax highlighting for numbers.
Small improvements and fixes.
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