troubleshooting Question

Source Code Coloring in a richtextbox control In vb 2008

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I have a richtextbox control that I am using to show html tags inside and I want to have the tags color set to blue. Anything within quotation marks I want green. I wrote this little case statement below and it works except for the last charater in the tag or quote always resorts to black. Is there a better way to accomplish this or do I need to edit this case statement. Maybe if you start a project with a richtextbox control and try this out you will see what I mean. I have declared Public Charcount as boolean = false at the top of the form.
Thanks
Private Sub RichTextBox1_KeyDown(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.KeyEventArgs) Handles RichTextBox1.KeyDown
 
        Select Case (e.KeyCode)
 
            Case Is = 188 'This is the "<" Key
                RichTextBox1.SelectionColor = Color.Navy
            Case Is = 190 'This is the ">" Key
                RichTextBox1.SelectionColor = Color.Navy
                RichTextBox1.SelectionColor = Color.Black
            Case Is = 222 And Charcount = False ' This is the """" Key
                Charcount = True
                RichTextBox1.SelectionColor = Color.Green
            Case Is = 222 And Charcount = True
                Charcount = False
                RichTextBox1.SelectionColor = Color.Black
 
        End Select
    End Sub
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