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zsh-syntax-highlighting

Fish shell like syntax highlighting for Zsh.

Requirements: zsh 4.3.17+.

How to install

Using packages

In your ~/.zshrc

  • Download the script or clone this repository:

    git clone git://github.com/zsh-users/zsh-syntax-highlighting.git
    
  • Source the script at the end of ~/.zshrc:

    source /path/to/zsh-syntax-highlighting/zsh-syntax-highlighting.zsh
    
  • Source ~/.zshrc to take changes into account:

    source ~/.zshrc
    

With oh-my-zsh

  • Download the script or clone this repository in oh-my-zsh plugins directory:

    cd ~/.oh-my-zsh/custom/plugins
    git clone git://github.com/zsh-users/zsh-syntax-highlighting.git
    
  • Activate the plugin in ~/.zshrc (in last position):

    plugins=( [plugins...] zsh-syntax-highlighting)
    
  • Source ~/.zshrc to take changes into account:

    source ~/.zshrc
    

How to tweak

Syntax highlighting is done by pluggable highlighter scripts, see the highlighters directory for documentation and configuration settings.

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