I know a little bit of autocmd and use it for few things. Currently, I have

au BufNewFile,BufRead *.inc set filetype=sql
au BufNewFile,BufRead *.tbl set filetype=sql

Reading the man page, the general syntax is

:autocmd [group] {events} {file_pattern} [nested] {command}

I would like to know, whether I can combine the above 2 statements in a single lin i.e. how can we specify more that one file extension in the file_pattern section? The man page doesn't say about this, but I believe it can be comma or space separated. Any hints?

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I believe it can be comma or space separated


au BufNewFile,BufRead *.tbl,*.inc setf sql

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