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The syntax highlighting does not recognize the end of string in 'no escapes in pascal \' because of the backslash. Example:

pascalString1 := 'In pascal \n and \' are not recognized but '+sLineBreak+' and ''' are.';

This answer demonstrates the problem IRL with '\' in the source: In-place editing of a subitem in a TListView

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From meta.stackexchange.com/questions/981/…, I think the fundamental issue here is that we don't include lang-pascal.js ; checking... –  Marc Gravell Mar 13 '13 at 13:30
    
seems to all be in place now, btw –  Marc Gravell Mar 14 '13 at 10:01

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OK; I've added the lang-pascal.js addition into our standard "prettify" bundle, which means that this should start working after the next build. I've verified that this addition fixes the line-end issue: it does. I've also designated lang-pascal as the code-language for and .

So: it should start working after the next build.

Note that we store the markdown => html output, so it will mainly apply for posts that are edited or created after this time.

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Marc: Could this cause code-comments to break in Delphi? (meta.stackexchange.com/questions/171950/…). –  Matt Mar 14 '13 at 22:24
    
Adding lang-delphi to Delphi posts fixes their highlighting. Can the Delphi tag be updated to use that? –  Martijn Pieters Mar 14 '13 at 22:35
    
@Martin to the best of my knowledge there is no lang-delphi... I can check, though... –  Marc Gravell Mar 14 '13 at 22:53

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