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Color themes listed as available in Vim not changing upon :colo [themename] command

I am trying to install themes using V8+ Vim (8.2) on a Windows 10 OS. I first tried following the standard instructions listed on the Dracula theme site here. Unfortunately, the naming conventions for ...
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How to show list characters with red color?

I have set listchar in .vimrc as below: set list lcs=tab:→\ ,space:·,nbsp:␣,eol:¶ How can I display these characters →\ , · , ␣ , ¶ with red color? Here is my failed attempt: hi! set list lcs=tab:→\...
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How to change the command line status message color and font?

I would like to change the color of part of the command line, the stuff that's echo'd from vim scripts. I know it can be different since when your search hits the bottom it prints a message in red ...
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Vim is highlights everything after EOL in yellow upon scrolling

My vimrc: http://ge0rges.com/vimrc My environment is: Ubuntu 18.04 in WSL on Windows 10. VIM - Vi IMproved 8.0 (2016 Sep 12, compiled Jun 06 2019 17:31:41) Included patches: 1-1453 Modified by pkg-...
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AnsiEsc plugin error

When executing vim, after installing AnsiEsc, I get the following error: Error detected while processing BufRead Auto commands for "*": E117: Unknown function: AnsiEsc#BufReadPost Do you know how to ...
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Can't see tag “<>” braces due to highlight color same as braces in Windows terminal

I'm new to Vim and am having an issue with highlight color of matching braces in Vim. if I type: <html> and my cursor is at the one of the <> greater/less-than brace then I can't see the ...
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How to set colors for vim warnings about existing swap files

Is it possible to set color for the warning message "Swap file XXX already exists! ..."? I couldn't figure out which highlight group it belongs to.
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How to set CursorLine highlight color for the gruvbox colorscheme [duplicate]

When I use the colorscheme gruvbox (installed with vim-plug), it overrides my configuration of the Cursorline highlight, eg set cursorline hi CursorLine cterm=NONE ctermbg=black with the same color ...
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Using Nvim-Qt colors with regular Vim

I have been using nvim-qt and I like it. However I want to switch to regular nvim, but like other users I have had trouble with it. So then I thought maybe I will just use plain vim. The issue is ...
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Vim background colors render incorrectly

When I scroll inside vim white spaces seem to get highlighted. Also the background color is the one I use to signal the 80 column while it should be the same color as the terminal as it can be seen in ...
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Setting coloring in :term on urxvt

I use the URxvt terminal emulator, and echo $TERM returns rxvt-unicode-256color. In vim, if I run :echo $TERM, I get the same result. However, if I open a terminal window with :term and enter echo $...
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Change color of signs in SignColumn/Gutter

I have set my sign column background using hi SignColumn ctermbg=236 in my colorscheme file. However, it seems that the background colors for where there are signs has not been changed, and is the ...
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ctermbg and ctermfg are backwards or incorrect for certain highlighting groups

I am currently attempting to create a custom colorscheme for vim by using ctermfg and ctermbg values, and checking what the colorscheme looks like with the highlight test file provided by Vim. What I ...
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gVim 8.2, display problem

I have a weird problem with VIM, both at work and at home (2 different computers): When I open a text in VIM, sometimes it is displaying it correctly, sometime not (I'd say 1 every 3 it works fine, ...
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Why are Vim 8 :term colours with gvim different from those in plain vim :term or bash?

Vim 8 :term colours in gvim happen to be different from those seen in plain vim :term or bash. How come? How does one obtain the same bash colours in gvim? EDIT: I have been reading a bit more about ...
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24-bit / 256 colorscheme in Windows console

I'm using 64-bit Vim 8.1.0428 on Windows 10 release 1803. The Windows 10 console now has 24-bit colours, and Vim 8 has been patched to handle 24-bit colours in the Windows console (i.e. using vim.exe ...
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Change background color of git conflict marker sections

If git is performing a 3-way merge and has a conflict it can't resolve, it marks up that area of the file like this: No unresolvable conflicts here <<<<<<< HEAD xyz ||||||| ...
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Vim color black isn't black

I have the following text in my ~/.vimrc: syntax on colorscheme koehler highlight ErrorMsg ctermbg=Red ctermfg=Black however the error messages show like this: The error message is gray on red, not ...
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Is it possible to reverse an existing highlighting group?

Is it possible to automatically create a highlight which is the reverse of an existing highlight? Example highlight Search guifg=Black guibg=Yellow, becomes highlight CustomHighlight guifg=Yellow ...
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How does g:terminal_ansi_colors affect the :terminal colors?

:term usually looks ugly in most colorschemes I've tried. At least on Windows, with light themes, these colors do not work and end up in an unreadable shade of yellow against my light background. I ...
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Gradient color background for visual selections

In this video from Bisqwit, the selected line is colored by a gradient according to column number. Image is below. He implemented the gradient in a custom terminal emulator. Is there any way to ...
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Getting an RGB color from highlight group

In putting together and addon for blender to integrate neovim. Where I'm at with it, github colo imported to blender text editor from nvim_gtk One component is grabbing the current colorscheme of a ...
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Apply terminal colors in gui?

I am on neovim with Oni. vim-netranger plugin uses terminal colors in this format to highlight things. It does work in terminal with neovim , but not in a gui app. I am looking for a way to replace ...
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Where can I find color settings used by Vim and NeoVim?

I've been using dotfiles created by other people to setup Vim. Recently I decided to create my own config and investigate what's NeoVim about. I'm using default OSX Terminal.app with zsh shell (I've ...
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Highlighting screen positions, or `:set colorcolumn` only for the 2 bottom and top lines visible on the screen

The option colorcolumn is really useful. I would like a similar result to what it yields but only for the two lines that are at the top and the bottom of the screen (not the document, but the screen). ...
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Change the colors provided in gui-colors

If I type :h gui-colors, a list of available color names pops up. Often times I just want to change the tone of a color. Assuming these are simple variables of some sort, can I redefine these somehow? ...
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Colorscheme not display correctly for vim on mac terminal

I start up vim from mac terminal like so: vim filename But my colorschemes do not load properly (I tried loading desert.vim, desert256.vim and solarized.vim). desert256.vim has a black background ...
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Using an iTerm color scheme inside a Vim :terminal window

My normal terminal color scheme is set via a color preset in iTerm. When I open a terminal window in Vim (:terminal) that color scheme doesn't get applied, presumably because Vim has no knowledge of ...
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Have colors when using :make

When I'm using :make, the output doesn't have any color. The text is only white. But when I'm using :!make for a C project or :Cargo run for a rust project ( I also use rust.vim ) , there are colors ...
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How to change Operator highlight color in Vim?

I just switched to iTerm2 on macOS and found some of its options go to Vim as well. That's the case for fonts, I was able to select a Vim font that I like from iTerm options. It seems iTerm color ...
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How do I manually set the colorscheme for a single editing session?

Essentially, what if I want the markdown color scheme for a file not ending in .md? Sometimes I create files conforming to the markdown standard, but they don't have a .md extension. Ideally, this ...
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How to get 50 char long warning color highlight in vim gitcommit message without fugitive

I'm using vim-fugitive. However, I'm using a black and white colorscheme. So, I don't see any warning for the 50 char long subject line of git commit message. I want to know how I can add a highlight ...
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Highlight arbitrary rectangular regions

Is it possible to highlight specific and arbitrary rectangles in a buffer? I want to implement a code scope highlight that groups code into a hierarchy of boxes. here is my mockup that I made: ...
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Set text color for each column

I have a tab-delimited text file with fairly long lines. To improve readability, I would like to color text in each column individually. Is this possible in Vim? For example, the first column text ...
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why is the material theme looking all weird on my vim

so this is a case where the toy doesn't look like what's advertised on the box. I tried to install the material-theme on my vim, which should be a standard exercise. However this is what it looks like ...
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Plugin vim-signature: How to change mark column character color?

Currently mark character is bright red as in below screenshot. How to change it?
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What is the difference between red and cyan in spell check highlighting?

My Problem I have added the following to my .vimrc to enable spell checks: " Spell Checking set spelllang=en_us set spellfile=$HOME/en.utf-8.add set spell Giving the following highlight: Both "...
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Get back regular vim colors

I just installed Linux Mint 18.3 and to my surprise colors in vim changed! Vim in the terminal on the left has the color scheme I've always seen and got used to. Vim in the terminal on the right has ...
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Color questions for macOS

I just got a mac and have been trying to setup Vim 8 on the built-in terminal. I am mostly having some difficulties with colors. 1) After set number, how do I change the line number colors? I tried ...
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How to extend the background color to the whole screen in a shell command's output?

I used to have a similar problem with the main screen (IIRC), like here: and I solved it by setting set set t_ut=, as was suggested in this question's accepted answer. But now I spotted another ...
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Changing the color of delimited text

I am editing text of the form first line second line \note{ first line second line } I have to leave intact the text that's delimited by curly brackets and edit the text that's not delimited. But ...