[Lvlug] Changing color scheme in vim
rjbs-lvlug at lists.manxome.org
Wed Apr 14 10:35:25 EDT 2004
* dann at thelinuxlink.net [2004-04-14T10:10:49]
> Is there an easy way to set the default color scheme in vim? Or is this
> only possible with gvim? That is, will vim always take on the color
> scheme of the terminal it was called from?
Absolutely. You can change the color scheme in Vim with the
:colorscheme command. Of course, you need to be in a color terminal.
Make sure your terminal type is color. A common mistake is to think
that xterm is color. It isn't, make sure you've got xterm-color if
you're in a color-capable xterm
A good colorscheme works in both GUI and console. My favorite Vim
colorscheme is manxome, for obvious reasons.
If you always want to use this scheme, put "colorscheme manxome" in your
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