Syntax highlighting within Telescope preview shows up better than inside neovim itself. From what I understand, the Telescope preview is based on what it would look like in an nvim buffer, so what am I missing?

I've tried the solution from this post by adding the following lines to my init.vim and sourcing but they have had no effect.

lua <<EOF
require'nvim-treesitter.configs'.setup {
  highlight = {
    enable = true,

syntax highlighting in Telescope preview

syntax highlighting outside Telescope preview

1 Answer 1


Never mind, I discovered this plugin


and set my filetype for .launch files to be .xml which fixed it.

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