Built-in syntax highlighter in Lister

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Suggestion

It would be great to have syntax highlighting in Lister:

Fake screenshot of Lister with built-in syntax highlighter

Ghisler's reply

Feature: Syntax highlighting

Lister would have to read the entire file from the beginning for correct syntax
highlighting. Why? Immagine the situation where the file starts with a
"start comment" sign. Then the entire file up to the next "end comment"
sign would be a comment! That's why reading only a small part of the file
(as lister currently does) wouldn't be sufficient.

Author of Total Commander 

Lister plugins

There are several Lister plugins that do the job with highlighting, and do it perfectly, so this feature is not so needed:


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