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PostgreSQL \edit and Syntax Highlighting

| 217 words | psql tips vim postgresql
If you’ve ever used \edit with PostgreSQL you’ve probably noticed that it’s not using syntax highlighting that your favorite editor most likely supports. I’ve wondered why this is for a while, Postgres uses vim on my system which supports robust highlighting among other things. I had a few things suggested to me, such as setting putting settings in my .vimrc, most of which would have forced filetype=sql on files that weren’t sql, and would have been active outside of psql.
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