I have a vim open on code, and the code is highlighted. I would like to write this code to a file, including the color codes used to highlight the text. How can I achieve this ?


Vim's TOHtml achieves this. It saves the active buffer with the syntax coloring as HTML. It might be included in your Vim installation, so try ahead issuing :TOhtml.

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    This is the most badass thing I've ever seen. +1 million – Stefano Borini Nov 18 '10 at 10:26
  • Really awesome.. +1 billion – Apple II Mar 4 '12 at 7:07
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    alias vimtohtml="vim -c 'set nonu' -c TOhtml -c wqa" - To directly convert without opening the file in vim: vimtohtml <filename> – Bharath K Oct 25 '16 at 20:11

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