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Fish shell like syntax highlighting for Zsh.
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Latest commit 6cd39e7 Nov 22, 2015 @m0vie m0vie committed with danielshahaf 'main': Highlight path separators
This commit is based on the work done by
Jorge Israel Peña (blaenk) in #136.

* Adjusted to changes on the latest master branch.
* Use regular path highlighter colors by default.
* Break out early if the separator color is the same to
  improve performance.
* Tests.


Fish shell-like like syntax highlighting for Zsh.

Requirements: zsh 4.3.17+.

This package provides syntax highlighing for the shell zsh. It enables highlighing of commands whilst they are typed at a zsh prompt into an interactive terminal. This helps in reviewing commands before running them, particularly in catching syntax errors.


How to install



Why must zsh-syntax-highlighting.zsh be sourced at the end of the .zshrc file?

zsh-syntax-highlighting.zsh wraps ZLE widgets. It must be sourced after all custom widgets have been created (i.e., after all zle -N calls and after running compinit). Widgets created later will work, but will not update the syntax highlighting.

How are new releases announced?

There is currently no "push" announcements channel. However, the following alternatives exist:

How to tweak

Syntax highlighting is done by pluggable highlighter scripts. See the documentation on highlighters for details and configuration settings.

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