I want to keep the terminal background somewhat transparent, but when I open vim

vim filename.txt

it opens it in terminal (as I want) but the background of the vim is somewhat transparent too. Can I make this background not transparent?

Adding this line:

hi Normal guibg=#ffffff guifg=#000000 ctermbg=white ctermfg=black

results in this:


  • What operating system and terminal are you using? This is heavily dependent on those, and may even require switching terminal emulators. – 8bittree Mar 31 at 19:02

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