I'm writing a syntax highlighter for my test script output. I'm having problems figuring out how to find a match immediately after another match. In the screenshot, notice the $VAR1... is not highlighted at the bottom of the screenshot.
warning region overlaps the
dump region by one character so I try to back up the
warning region by one character but it doesn't work. Maybe I'm misunderstanding how that is supposed to work. Here is my script:
syn match Good "^ok " syn match Bad "^not ok " syn region okline contains=Good start="^ok" end="\n" syn match comment "^#.*\n" syn region dump start="^$VAR" end="\s\+};\n\|;\n" syn region warning contains=Bad start="^not ok" end="^[^#]"re=e-1,he=e-1 syn match divider "----*" hi Good cterm=bold ctermfg=Green hi swear ctermbg=red hi divider cterm=bold ctermfg=yellow ctermbg=black hi dump ctermfg=LightBlue hi okline ctermfg=Green hi comment ctermfg=Cyan hi warning cterm=bold ctermfg=Red hi big_warning cterm=bold ctermfg=Red hi Bad cterm=bold ctermfg=Red