I've looked at Vim 80 column layout concerns and Showing a different background colour in Vim past 80 characters and tried the solutions provided there. They seem to work, however, only for some simple ordinary
.vimrc's, not for spf13.
When I add, say,
set textwidth=80 set colorcolumn=+1
to a simple
.vimrc, I get
But when I try to add these two lines to
~/.vimrc.local (as mentioned in spf13) for customization, I get nothing. Do I need to set something else like
I'm not sure if my way of customization is too naive, or if there is already some instruction on this that I've missed. Has anyone succeeded in setting a different background color or layout for columns beyond 80 when using spf13? Thanks.
BTW I'm using VIM 7.3 on UBUNTU 12.04.