plain text python source -> HTML syntax highlighted source

Mike Steed MSteed at altiris.com
Mon May 1 18:34:11 CEST 2000


> From: Ivan Van Laningham [mailto:ivanlan at callware.com]
> Sent: Monday, May 01, 2000 9:38 AM
> To: Python Mailing List
> Subject: Re: plain text python source -> HTML syntax 
> highlighted source
> 
> 
> Hi All--
> 
> Mike Steed wrote:
> > 
> [snip]
> > This is probably not what you were thinking of, but Vim can 
> > do this.  Open your file and choose Syntax->Convert to HTML.
> > The output is an HTML-ized version of your file with whatever
> > syntax highlighting you have defined.
> 
> I didn't know you could do this.  This is really cool, but be warned
> that it does not expand tabs into spaces, so the html version may
> *still* not look exactly like you want. ...

Hmm, maybe in an older version.  The script (syntax/2html.vim) that comes
with Vim 5.6 converts tabs to spaces according to your current 'tabstop'
setting.
 
> <where's-html-nanny-when-you-need-it?>-ly y'rs,
> Ivan

Happy Vimming,
Mike.




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