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I have my entire nvim setup written in vim script at ~/.config/nvim/init.vim, but tresitter on it's GitHub says

require'nvim-treesitter.configs'.setup {
  -- A list of parser names, or "all" (the five listed parsers should always be installed)
  ensure_installed = { "c", "lua", "vim", "vimdoc", "query" },

  -- Install parsers synchronously (only applied to `ensure_installed`)
  sync_install = false,

  -- Automatically install missing parsers when entering buffer
  -- Recommendation: set to false if you don't have `tree-sitter` CLI installed locally
  auto_install = true,

  -- List of parsers to ignore installing (for "all")
  ignore_install = { "javascript" },

  ---- If you need to change the installation directory of the parsers (see -> Advanced Setup)
  -- parser_install_dir = "/some/path/to/store/parsers", -- Remember to run vim.opt.runtimepath:append("/some/path/to/store/parsers")!

  highlight = {
    enable = true,

    -- NOTE: these are the names of the parsers and not the filetype. (for example if you want to
    -- disable highlighting for the `tex` filetype, you need to include `latex` in this list as this is
    -- the name of the parser)
    -- list of language that will be disabled
    disable = { "c", "rust" },
    -- Or use a function for more flexibility, e.g. to disable slow treesitter highlight for large files
    disable = function(lang, buf)
        local max_filesize = 100 * 1024 -- 100 KB
        local ok, stats = pcall(vim.loop.fs_stat, vim.api.nvim_buf_get_name(buf))
        if ok and stats and stats.size > max_filesize then
            return true
        end
    end,

    -- Setting this to true will run `:h syntax` and tree-sitter at the same time.
    -- Set this to `true` if you depend on 'syntax' being enabled (like for indentation).
    -- Using this option may slow down your editor, and you may see some duplicate highlights.
    -- Instead of true it can also be a list of languages
    additional_vim_regex_highlighting = false,
  },
}

How and where do I put it in init.vim so I can tweak tresitter from text file (.vim or .lua)? I use vundle plugin manager.

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    @Friedrich thanks!
    – iago
    Nov 3, 2023 at 15:41

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The "standard" way is to:

  • Create a treesitter.lua file in ~/.config/nvim/lua/config
  • Copy the GitHub proposition in that file
  • Add the following line in init.vim:
lua require('config/treesitter')
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    I did everything as you said and got Error detected while processing /Users/vladyslav/dotfiles/nvim/init.vim: line 101: E5108: Error executing lua [string ":lua"]:1: module 'config/treesitter' not found: no field package.preload['config/treesitter'] no file './config/treesitter.lua' < I skipped some output to fit in comment> no file '/usr/local/lib/lua/5.1/loadall.so' stack traceback: [C]: in function 'require' [string ":lua"]:1: in main chunk Press ENTER or type command to continue Jun 12, 2023 at 9:04
  • The ~/.config/nvim is a link to ~/dotfiles/nvim Jun 12, 2023 at 9:06
  • You can find my init files and error photo at github.com/Dolfost/dotfiles/tree/lua/test/nvim Jun 12, 2023 at 9:11
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    Is the treesitter.lua file in ~/.config/nvim/lua/config or for you in ~/dotfiles/nvim/lua/config? From the repository I have the impression that it is in ~/dotfiles/nvim/lua. Which is actually my mistake because I wrote that in the first version of my answer :-/ sorry for that. Jun 12, 2023 at 9:20
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    Thanks for the feedback :-). Jun 12, 2023 at 11:54

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