Trouble with .zshrc

My terminal starts like this:

I checked my .zshrc file but i cant see any dodgy syntax. I think it started when i updated python.
My mac desktop is Late 2014 3Ghz Dual Core Intel Core i7 16 G memory
My .zshrc file is here:

alias pip=pip3
# If you come from bash you might have to change your $PATH.

export PATH="/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.11/bin/:$HOME/bin:/usr/local/bin:$PATH"

# Path to your oh-my-zsh installation.
export ZSH="$HOME/.oh-my-zsh"

# Set name of the theme to load --- if set to "random", it will
# load a random theme each time oh-my-zsh is loaded, in which case,
# to know which specific one was loaded, run: echo $RANDOM_THEME
# See

# Set list of themes to pick from when loading at random
# Setting this variable when ZSH_THEME=random will cause zsh to load
# a theme from this variable instead of looking in $ZSH/themes/
# If set to an empty array, this variable will have no effect.
# ZSH_THEME_RANDOM_CANDIDATES=("robbyrussell" "agnoster")

# Uncomment the following line to use case-sensitive completion.

# Uncomment the following line to use hyphen-insensitive completion.
# Case-sensitive completion must be off. _ and - will be interchangeable.

# Uncomment one of the following lines to change the auto-update behavior
# zstyle ':omz:update' mode disabled  # disable automatic updates
# zstyle ':omz:update' mode auto      # update automatically without asking
# zstyle ':omz:update' mode reminder  # just remind me to update when it's time

# Uncomment the following line to change how often to auto-update (in days).
# zstyle ':omz:update' frequency 13

# Uncomment the following line if pasting URLs and other text is messed up.

# Uncomment the following line to disable colors in ls.

# Uncomment the following line to disable auto-setting terminal title.

# Uncomment the following line to enable command auto-correction.

# Uncomment the following line to display red dots whilst waiting for completion.
# You can also set it to another string to have that shown instead of the default red dots.
# e.g. COMPLETION_WAITING_DOTS="%F{yellow}waiting...%f"
# Caution: this setting can cause issues with multiline prompts in zsh < 5.7.1 (see #5765)

# Uncomment the following line if you want to disable marking untracked files
# under VCS as dirty. This makes repository status check for large repositories
# much, much faster.

# Uncomment the following line if you want to change the command execution time
# stamp shown in the history command output.
# You can set one of the optional three formats:
# "mm/dd/yyyy"|""|"yyyy-mm-dd"
# or set a custom format using the strftime function format specifications,
# see 'man strftime' for details.
# HIST_STAMPS="mm/dd/yyyy"

# Would you like to use another custom folder than $ZSH/custom?
# ZSH_CUSTOM=/path/to/new-custom-folder

# Which plugins would you like to load?
# Standard plugins can be found in $ZSH/plugins/
# Custom plugins may be added to $ZSH_CUSTOM/plugins/
# Example format: plugins=(rails git textmate ruby lighthouse)
# Add wisely, as too many plugins slow down shell startup.

source $ZSH/

# User configuration

# export MANPATH="/usr/local/man:$MANPATH"

# You may need to manually set your language environment
# export LANG=en_US.UTF-8

# Preferred editor for local and remote sessions
# if [[ -n $SSH_CONNECTION ]]; then
#   export EDITOR='vim'
# else
#   export EDITOR='mvim'
# fi

# Compilation flags
# export ARCHFLAGS="-arch x86_64"

# Set personal aliases, overriding those provided by oh-my-zsh libs,
# plugins, and themes. Aliases can be placed here, though oh-my-zsh
# users are encouraged to define aliases within the ZSH_CUSTOM folder.
# For a full list of active aliases, run `alias`.
# Example aliases
# alias zshconfig="mate ~/.zshrc"
# alias ohmyzsh="mate ~/.oh-my-zsh"

It can be a problem with invisible characters. Did you copy the code from somewhere?
Sometimes when copying code, it creates invisible characters, and invisible characters cause syntax errors… You can use a tool like cat -v ~/.zshrc to reveal any non-printing characters.

Also, go through your .zshrc file line by line to ensure there are no syntax errors too. Pay close attention to the quotes and escape characters. For example,
quotes need to be standard ASCII quotes and not stylized or curly quotes.

Hiya, i’ve been chatting with Codium through this issue. I did the cat command and showed it to codium and it couldn’t see anything and then we started to look at the other ashcroft files but i stopped because i haven’t touched any of them. This .zshrc file hasn’t been copied from anywhere, or at least i haven’t done it, i don’t know if it was created by another action which i can’t remember. However, when i copy and paste text from that file i must admit it looks formatted with background colour and oversized text so it’s all a bit confusing!

Do you mean Replit AI or CodeSandbox Codium?

Its this addon for Cursor which is a code editor like VSCode.

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