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I'm writing a VimL function that needs to behave differently for different filetypes. I know I can use &filetype to detect that, but my issue is with files that have embedded languages. Let's say I have this:

<html>
<head>
  <style>
    div {
      text-color: red;
    }
  </style>
</head>
<body>
  <div>Some text</div>
</body>
</html>

If the cursor is inside the style tag, I want to know that I'm dealing with CSS. Is this possible?

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synIDattr(synID(line("."), col("."), 0), "name") will return css* (like cssStyle or cssDefinition) inside the style tag.

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    If this is something you do often then Tim Pope's scriptease.vim plugin provides zS mapping. Poor man's mapping: nnoremap zS :echo join(reverse(map(synstack(line('.'), col('.')), 'synIDattr(v:val,"name")')),' ')<cr> – Peter Rincker Mar 24 '17 at 21:27

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