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iTerm2 - Auto Coloring

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From: David T.  O.P.
Date: Sat 9th May, 2:24pm


Thanks Chris. That works a treat!

Much appreciated,

"Christopher McDonald" <ch*i*.*c*o*a*[email protected]*a*e*u*a*> wrote:

> "David Tang" <22*7*2*[email protected]*u*e*t*u*a*e*u*a*> wrote:
> > Hi Chris,
> > In the 23/4/2020 lecture recording, I noticed that you were using iTerm2 on MacOSX and 
> > managed to get it to recognise and automatically colour variables, commands, strings etc 
> > for easy readability by either:
> > 1. adding this shebang to the header: #!/bin/bash. or
> > 2. adding the .sh extension to a shell file
> > 
> > I haven't managed to replicate this sucessfully.
> > Where am I going wrong? Can you please provide further instruction?
> Hello David,
> What you're describing is not directly related to iTerm2 or macOS, but to configuring the
> vim editor to recognise and colour code from common programming languages
> (and works on Linux, too).
> Firstly, see if you already have a .vimrc file :
>   ls -l ~/.vimrc
> If you don't we're going to create/give you one; if you do have one we need to append to it.
> Download the file:
>   https://teaching.csse.uwa.edu.au/units/CITS4407/resources/vim-colours
> (should be 2513 bytes long), and then execute:
>   cat vim-colours >> ~/.vimrc
> to create or append to the file.
> The next time you run vi or vim, it should show coloured code.
> ??

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├─ original   Wed 6th May, 2:32pm, David T.
├─ reply 1   Wed 6th May, 4:59pm, Christopher M.
├─ THIS   Sat 9th May, 2:24pm, David T.  O.P.
├─ reply 3   Mon 11th May, 4:04pm, David T.  O.P.
└─ reply 4   Mon 11th May, 5:06pm, Christopher M.
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