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Re: copy styled text

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  • Nico Weber
    Hi Bee, ... This is possible, but not easy to do. See http://groups.google.com/group/vim_mac/browse_thread/thread/ecc5b351b8d9ad9a/1997bf7aa89fabd5 . Nico
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 2, 2009
      Hi Bee,

      > Since MacVim displays syntax colored text, would it be possible to  
      > copy this styled text to the clipboard? I could then copy and paste  
      > into documentation.

      This is possible, but not easy to do. See
      http://groups.google.com/group/vim_mac/browse_thread/thread/ecc5b351b8d9ad9a/1997bf7aa89fabd5
      .

      Nico
      Santa Cruz, California as well.
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    • Tobia Conforto
      ... (select all, copy & paste) -Tobia --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message from the vim_mac maillist. For more
      Message 2 of 3 , Jan 6, 2009
        Bee wrote:
        > Since MacVim displays syntax colored text, would it be possible to
        > copy this styled text to the clipboard? I could then copy and paste
        > into documentation.

        Here's what I currently do, works pretty well:

        :TOhtml
        :w
        :!open -a Safari "%"
        (select all, copy & paste)


        -Tobia

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