Associate HTML as Jinja Files in VSCode

Fri Apr 26 2019

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Visual Studio Code can give you syntax highlighting for your Jinja templates even though Jinja files are usually named with a *.html extension in Flask projects.

I assume you already have the Python Extension for VSCode installed.

Open your Preferences > Settings from the dropdown menu or your settings.json file inside your current project's .vscode directory and add:

{
  "files.associations": {
    "*.html": "jinja-html"
  }
}

I wouldn't put this in the user settings.json file since that will globally associate all *.html files with jinja-html.

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