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" Vim syntax file
" Language: gretl (
" Maintainer: Vaidotas Zemlys <>
" Last Change: 2006 Apr 30
" Filenames: *.inp *.gretl
" URL:
" For version 5.x: Clear all syntax items
" For version 6.x: Quit when a syntax file was already loaded
if version < 600
syntax clear
elseif exists("b:current_syntax")
if version >= 600
setlocal iskeyword=@,48-57,_,.
set iskeyword=@,48-57,_,.
syn case match
" Constant
" string enclosed in double quotes
syn region gString start=/"/ skip=/\\\\\|\\"/ end=/"/
" number with no fractional part or exponent
syn match gNumber /\d\+/
" floating point number with integer and fractional parts and optional exponent
syn match gFloat /\d\+\.\d*\([Ee][-+]\=\d\+\)\=/
" floating point number with no integer part and optional exponent
syn match gFloat /\.\d\+\([Ee][-+]\=\d\+\)\=/
" floating point number with no fractional part and optional exponent
syn match gFloat /\d\+[Ee][-+]\=\d\+/
" Gretl commands
syn keyword gCommands add addobs addto adf append ar arch arma break boxplot chow coeffsum coint coint2 corc corr corrgm criteria critical cusum data delete diff else end endif endloop eqnprint equation estimate fcast fcasterr fit freq function funcerr garch genr gnuplot graph hausman hccm help hilu hsk hurst if import include info kpss label labels lad lags ldiff leverage lmtest logistic logit logs loop mahal meantest mle modeltab mpols multiply nls nulldata ols omit omitfrom open outfile panel pca pergm plot poisson pooled print printf probit pvalue pwe quit remember rename reset restrict rhodiff rmplot run runs scatters sdiff set setobs setmiss shell sim smpl spearman square store summary system tabprint testuhat tobit transpos tsls var varlist vartest vecm vif wls
"Gretl genr functions
syn keyword gGenrFunc log exp sin cos tan atan diff ldiff sdiff mean sd min max sort int ln coeff abs rho sqrt sum nobs firstobs lastobs normal uniform stderr cum missing ok misszero corr vcv var sst cov median zeromiss pvalue critical obsnum mpow dnorm cnorm gamma lngamma resample hpfilt bkfilt fracdiff varnum isvector islist nelem
" Identifier
" identifier with leading letter and optional following keyword characters
syn match gIdentifier /\a\k*/
" Variable with leading $
syn match gVariable /\$\k*/
" Arrow
syn match gArrow /<-/
" Special
syn match gDelimiter /[,;:]/
" Error
syn region gRegion matchgroup=Delimiter start=/(/ matchgroup=Delimiter end=/)/ transparent contains=ALLBUT,rError,rBraceError,rCurlyError,gBCstart,gBCend
syn region gRegion matchgroup=Delimiter start=/{/ matchgroup=Delimiter end=/}/ transparent contains=ALLBUT,rError,rBraceError,rParenError
syn region gRegion matchgroup=Delimiter start=/\[/ matchgroup=Delimiter end=/]/ transparent contains=ALLBUT,rError,rCurlyError,rParenError
syn match gError /[)\]}]/
syn match gBraceError /[)}]/ contained
syn match gCurlyError /[)\]]/ contained
syn match gParenError /[\]}]/ contained
" Comment
syn match gComment /#.*/
syn match gBCstart /(\*/
syn match gBCend /\*)/
syn region gBlockComment matchgroup=gCommentStart start="(\*" end="\*)"
" Define the default highlighting.
" For version 5.7 and earlier: only when not done already
" For version 5.8 and later: only when an item doesn't have highlighting yet
if version >= 508 || !exists("did_r_syn_inits")
if version < 508
let did_r_syn_inits = 1
command -nargs=+ HiLink hi link <args>
command -nargs=+ HiLink hi def link <args>
HiLink gComment Comment
HiLink gCommentStart Comment
HiLink gBlockComment Comment
HiLink gString String
HiLink gNumber Number
HiLink gBoolean Boolean
HiLink gFloat Float
HiLink gCommands Repeat
HiLink gGenrFunc Type
HiLink gDelimiter Delimiter
HiLink gError Error
HiLink gBraceError Error
HiLink gCurlyError Error
HiLink gParenError Error
HiLink gIdentifier Normal
HiLink gVariable Identifier
HiLink gArrow Repeat
delcommand HiLink
let b:current_syntax="gretl"
" vim: ts=8 sw=2
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