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Vim Syntax Highlighting for LessCSS

>Here’s a quick HOWTO for enabling vim syntax highlighting for .less (lesscss) files:

  1. Create the directory ~/.vim/syntax/ if it does not exist yet.
  2. Download the vim syntax file less.vim into that directory, e.g. with the command:
    wget http://leafo.net/lessphp/vim/less.vim
  3. Make sure the following statements are in your ~/.vimrc:
    syntax on
    au BufNewFile,BufRead *.less set filetype=less

That’s all.

Update (Sept. 25, 2009): Here’s a screenshot:

 
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Posted by on 20 August 2009 in howto, less, lesscss, syntax, syntax highlighting, vim