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created 2003 · complexity intermediate · author Daniel Molina · version 6.0


To complete syntax words, you can use omnicompletion:

setlocal omnifunc=syntaxcomplete#Complete

And then CTRL-X CTRL-O to activate completion.

A more robust solution from :help ft-syntax-omni

if has("autocmd") && exists("+omnifunc")
  autocmd Filetype *
          \	if &omnifunc == "" |
          \		setlocal omnifunc=syntaxcomplete#Complete |
          \	endif
endif

This version will avoid changing omnifunc if it's already set (presumably to something more comprehensive).

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