[ic] syntax highlighting in templates (vi) HowTo
emailgrant at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 21:29:54 UTC 2011
>> > For those of you who use VI and find that extension-less files such as
>> > interchange templates and variables don't activate syntax highlighting, here
>> > is the trick hinted to me by Peter Ajamian (who I don't want to imply uses
>> > VI himself).
>> > Within the first five lines of the file, put:
>> > [comment]
>> > // vim: filetype=html
>> > [/comment]
>> Thanks Paul. Has anyone found a way to deal with the weird vim
>> highlighting that takes place with (I think) these characters:
>> - Grant
> You're referring that which is produced like in the query or perl tag... foo < bar?
> I think I sometimes put [comment]>[/comment] after any tags that have that in there, as needed. Or was it <!-- > -->. One of those helps a little.
Got it, thank you.
> It would be nice if you can set vi to sense [perl] and switch to perl highlighting, and revert upon [/perl], etc.
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