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pgn.vim : Provides syntax highlighting for .pgn (chess) files

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created by
Charles Ford
 
script type
syntax
 
description
PGN, or Portable Game Notation, is the standard format for recording chess games.  All chess software that I've used can read .pgn files, most can write .pgn files.  I like to edit the files in Vim, but I couldn't find a syntax file for .pgn.  So I wrote this one.  It's quite simple, and the first syntax file I've ever written for Vim, so it may not be complete.  But it does make it easier to read / edit the games.
 
install details
Put the file in your $VIMRUNTIME/syntax/ directory.
Then in your $VIMRUNTIME/filetype.vim file, add this line:

au BufNewFile,BufRead *.pgn    setf pgn
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
pgn.vim 1.0 2003-06-14 6.0 Charles Ford Initial upload
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