I recently changed my Mac OS X Terminal colors.
How can I enable syntax highlighting for pico? Or any editor in general?
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pico does not have syntax highlighting. Other text editors each have their own specific methods for enabling syntax highlighting.
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Per Pico's Wikipedia Article, Pico did not have Syntax Highlighting, nano does. According to nano's site, it's a compile time option, and then if memory serves it will just work based off extension or file content.
Vim is generally syntax highlighted by default, but may take some special black magic in order to invoke it in case it's not. (
Most X/Visual text editors will automatically syntax highlight.
Any specific ones you're also interested in?