[ILUG] Vim colour support
phil at redbrick.dcu.ie
Wed Sep 13 14:24:54 IST 2000
Donncha O Caoimh's [donncha.ocaoimh at tradesignals.com] 109 lines of dribble included:
:>Jeremy Smyth wrote:
:>> I read Ken's wonderful Vim tutorial stuff at the weekend to try to reduce
:>> the overhead of nedit on my system for stuff like mail and general config
:>> Why does mutt look all colourful in my rxvt but vim is just beige and black
:>> (my chosen rxvt), with underlines and bolds instead of blues and pinks when
:>> I do a :syntax on?
:>> (RH 5.2, haven't recompiled vim, man page seems to suggest colour's on by
:>This is most of what's in my .vimrc, I grabbed most/all of it from
:>various websites and docs.
It could be as simple as exporting the right TERM, i.e. a colour TERM.
My preferred choice is xterm-color
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