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I can have multiple splits in a new tab. To change background and foreground of active and inactive tabpages, I can do the following:

hi TabLineSel term=bold ctermfg=White ctermbg=DarkBlue
hi TabLine ctermfg=White ctermbg=Black  

Now, if I have multiple splits in a tab, Vim shows this by a number in the tabline. How do I change that number's color?

In the case of attached picture, how do I change the color of number 3, meaning I have 3 splits?

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Please let me know and thank you.

  • By the way, why use a number to display how many splits you have open? I would say it's more valuable to know the :h tabpagenr, then you can switch to that tabpage with :h tabnext {count}. I don't know why I started talking about that, sorry. – klaus Mar 12 '19 at 4:35
  • It's ok, I appreciate all inputs. By default, vim puts a number (as indicated in screenshot 3~/.vimrc, to show number of splits. I didnt have any special settings, and its kinda hard to see so I was wondering if the color can be changed – mle0312 Mar 12 '19 at 4:38
  • I added an answer. That should have answered your questions. Did you see it? If it doesn't work, please comment. – klaus Mar 12 '19 at 4:53
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As far as I remember it uses Title highlight group.

PS, indeed for default tabline Title is used:

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