Syntax highlighting for remark-react through CodeMirror Sample in 2020

Syntax highlighting for remark-react through CodeMirror Sample in 2020


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remark-react-codemirror

Syntax highlighting for remark-react through CodeMirror.

Usage

import remark from 'remark'
import reactRenderer from 'remark-react'
import sanitizeGhSchema from 'hast-util-sanitize/lib/github.json'

import CodeMirror from 'codemirror'
import 'codemirror/mode/meta'
import 'codemirror/addon/runmode/runmode'
import 'codemirror/mode/javascript/javascript'
import highlighter from 'remark-react-codemirror'

const schema = Object.assign({}, githubSchema, {
  attributes: Object.assign({}, githubSchema.attributes, {
    code: [
      ...(githubSchema.attributes.code || []),
      'className'
    ]
  })
})

remark().use(reactRenderer, {
  sanitize: schema,
  remarkReactComponents: {
    code: highlighter(CodeMirror, { theme: 'solarized' })
  }
}).processSync(readme).contents

Notes

  • The default santization schema (GitHub's) excludes className, but we want those cm-* classes for our highlighting! Hence the custom object passed to santization.
  • You'll need stylings for the classes that CodeMirror adds. You can choose from a bunch bunch of pre-made stylesheets.

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