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rainbow_parentheses.vim : Better Rainbow Parentheses

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Rainbow colors for parentheses, based on rainbow_parenthsis.vim of which there are multiple versions by Martin Krischik, John Gilmore, Luc Hermitte, and Steve Losh.

This version uses significantly less code than the older ones (~80% less) and has new options to make it easier to change the colors and the parentheses depth.

Run :RainbowParenthesesToggle to toggle it on/off.

Highlight different bracket types:
    :RainbowParenthesesLoadRound " for ( ), default when toggling
    :RainbowParenthesesLoadSquare " for [ ]
    :RainbowParenthesesLoadBraces " for { }
    :RainbowParenthesesLoadChevrons " for < >

Git repo: https://github.com/kien/rainbow_parentheses.vim

Note: may not work for some languages (when syntax's already enabled) because of the limitation the `:syntax region` command.
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Extract to ~/.vim or $HOME\vimfiles.

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
rainbow_parentheses.zip 1.0.4 2012-08-19 7.0 Add a command to toggle all bracket types except chevrons "<" and ">" (thanks to Patrick McFarland).
Add an option enable/disable toggling with the Load cmds (toggling was added in 1.0.3).
rainbow_parentheses.zip 1.0.3 2011-10-26 7.0 Add the ability to toggle each parentheses type using the Load cmds.
Add vimrc example to always enable rainbow_parentheses.
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