Questions tagged [colorscheme]

A colorscheme is a Vim script which sets the colors to be used for the highlight groups.

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:terminal colorscheme inside Vim is different from either Vim or Host Terminal

I have a gruvbox theme applied to Vim inside vimrc. The problem is that when I run the :terminal command inside Vim the colorscheme is different from either the Vim theme or the Terminal theme. I have ...
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How to change background color for markdowns fenced code blocks?

I can do this for markdown's tab-based code blocks with mkdCode color group. So my question is if it's possible to do the same for fenced once? I use plasticboy/vim-markdown plugin. Here's a minimal ...
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how to have two different colour schemes for command mode and edit mode in vim?

I have been using vim for some time now but I am always unsure of which mode I am currently in and hence end up pressing Esc too often even in the command mode. This causes an irritating computer ...
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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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script colors to solarized

using macOS, I've colored the Terminal app by importing the Solarized theme but the scripts I write inside the terminal are not displayed in the Solarized theme. :colorscheme="default" While ...
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Defining a color to be the same color of comments

I'm using the indentLine plugin to display line indents with a continuos vertical line, and I'd like to set the color of that line to the same color of my comments. To get the foreground color of my ...
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Possible to toggle between two different colorschemes in vim

I have noticed that some files look better than others with different colorschemes. Is there a way to toggle between two different colorschemes, for example: colorscheme TextMate "OceanicNext :nmap &...
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Set color of Comment only using .vimrc

I am using some preset colorthemes, but it seems that the types Identifier and Comment always use the same color -- which makes my .asm files basically just one color. I tried to change the color of ...
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How can I change the colorscheme of the vim terminal buffer?

I use GVim with the gruvbox colorscheme. When I open a terminal inside vim with :term, the colors are different, it looks like another colorscheme is applied. The other terminals I use (urxvt and ...
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Is it possible to match vim and gvim colorschemes?

This was a nice little article that somewhat demystified vim colors to me. I downloaded and installed the Base2Tone vim colorschemes, and set the following in my ~/.vimrc: colorscheme ...
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Is there a way to get improved MySQL syntax highlighting over what vim offers out of the box?

Having spent a bit of time sorting out my colorscheme for my php files, I'd now like to "prettify" my sql. (I blame lockdown). My sql is spread liberally through my php files, but I've noticed the ...
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How to change the background colour of jedi-vim sugestion box in the jellybeans theme?

I am trying the jellybeans theme. colorscheme jellybeans The issue is that the jedi vim auto completion tips for functions appear with white text on white background: Here is how they appear when ...
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How to use 16 color colorscheme in tty?

I'm trying to use 16 color colorscheme in vim8.2 1-677 in my ubuntu18.04 /dev/tty3(ctrl-alt-f3). This is what I have done so far: Change tty color in my bashrc: if [[ "$TERM" = linux ]]; then ...
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How to customize colorschemes without editing their source files?

Similarly to plug-ins, color schemes are commonly distributed as clone-able Git repositories, which make it less desirable to directly edit their source files (as sometimes suggested) when wanting to ...
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Can I apply individual colours from one highlight in another one?

I have an auto command that changes some color scheme values so I can avoid forking them when all I need is small changes: augroup FixColorSchemes autocmd! autocmd ColorScheme * \ ...
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How can I change the syntax highlighting for currently highlighted search item?

When I search for something with / I get a series of finds, and as I press n for next, it highlights the next one. I always think I'm on the wrong one. Maybe my eyes see green and red, and they think ...
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Same colors everywhere : terminal, tty, tmux

My goal I'm using Neovim under Linux (Arch Linux), but I think it would be just the same with original vim. I'd like to be able to use nvim with the same colors in a virtual console (tty1, tty2...) ...
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vim 8: C++ syntax highlighting has some minor fault

I'm using vim 8 to code C++11. I've installed the vim plugins: YCM, ALE, vim-code-dark and vim-cpp-enhanced-highlight, however, it seems that there is some error on syntax highlighting. As you see, ...
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Weird highlighting when navigating vimrc

So I recently downloaded Jellybeans.vim, and it was working fine until today when I opened .vimrc and to add something to the bottom of the file I pressed G , this happened: Then I pressed gg to go ...
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get cterm color value

Currently all my colors are defined through Xresources and being set in vim through ctermfg=2 for example. Lately there have been many improvements that rely on termguicolors being enabled (pumblend ...
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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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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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How to turn on airline theme's background in vim?

I just started using vim and I installed tpope/vim-pathogen and then vim-airline/vim-airline-themes plugin to use these themes. Then I changed my .vimrc to set up the papercolor theme, powerline fonts ...
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Why colorscheme is re-loaded if vimrc is located in $VIM?

I ran into a problem with cursor color being reset when using gruvbox color scheme on both Linux and Windows. During debugging I discovered that the color scheme is reloaded if vimrc is located in $...
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How to figure out which syntax rule is determining a character's color?

I want to design my own vim color scheme, so I'm starting with an existing color scheme that I think is pretty good, and fixing the parts I don't like. The color scheme definition contains many ...
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How to completely hide the seperator between windows?

I managed to hide the background of the seperator between open windows by using: hi VertSplit term=NONE cterm=NONE gui=NONE guifg=NONE guibg=NONE ctermfg=NONE ctermbg=NONE However the fillchars ...
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Vim highlighting random indentations

As seen from the image, Vim decides to highlight those indentations for no reason. I've tried :noh and :set nolist (:set list seems to make it go away, but I don't want indentation marks) from a ...
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Can't set neovim colors to follow terminal colors in st terminal

I can't set neovim colors to follow terminal colors in st terminal. Here is a screenshot from the terminal: I have tried different configurations of set t_Co=256 and set termguicolors but all of them ...
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Namespace color scheme

Hi I'm a new vim user (1 week), I just switched my color scheme to monokai, however a point let me dissatisfied, c++ namespaces are not highlighted. I tried : hi namespace guifg=[my color] and hi ...
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How to force overwriting ALL syntax highlighting in Vim?

Recently, I have tried to create my own colorscheme in only one color and no text decoration. That means Normal, Comment, ToolbarLine, Tooltip... are the same; Visual, Cursor... are reversed, of ...
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I'm using a colorscheme installed with vim-plug, how can I change the color of the line numbers? [duplicate]

I'm using this colorscheme, how can I change the color of the line numbers? I think that the colorscheme will overwrite anything I'll put in .vmrc.
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Why can't I install this colorscheme properly?

I'm trying to install this colorscheme. They instructed to use a package manager so I've used vim-plugged: Plug 'rakr/vim-one' While my colours on vim did change, it really does not look like the ...
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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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Vim different colorchemes for different file, but same backgroung color

I'd like to have a colorscheme but keeping my terminal color as a background color. This code achieved that colorscheme MyFavoriteOne autocmd ColorScheme * highlight Normal ctermbg=NONE guibg=NONE I'...
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ALE Error and warning highlighting gets disabled when termguicolors is enabled

I have the ALE extension installed, and would like it to highlight errors and warnings, however when :set termguicolors is enabled, the Here's a screenshot of the problem: set termguicolors ...
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How to change colors of Vim editor?

I tried to change colors of Vim editor by going to the screen properties and change the color of background and text. It did not work. I like to know how to change the colors. Thanks.
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Syntax highlighting shows a yellow bar on Windows 10

Good afternoon, I just started using the Ubuntu shell from Windows 10, and I copied my Mac .vimrc file. Everything seemed normal until these yellow bars started showing up at the end of some lines. ...
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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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Colorscheme Errors (E185) with vimrc and sessions

I have a couple of things which suggest there's an issue with the way I use colorscheme with my vimrc file. Errors when running source ~/.vimrc The colorscheme used when opening a vim session ...
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Why do the color schemes in Vim use fewer colors?

I'm using both Neovim/Vim and VS Code. With both editors using the gruvbox theme, I noticed Neovim/Vim use fewer colors than VS Code when using the same theme. I have the same issue with the ...
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How to stylize text between backticks ( ` ) to match text style between single/double quotes ( ' | " )?

In my vim, I'm using gruvbox. Syntax colorization is great for everything except text written between `backticks`. You'll note once backticks are used, all subsequent lines of text are green. I would ...
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Disabling syntax and maintaining colorscheme [flickering problem]

I have noticed that with set syntax=off option set, the gvim screen doesn't flicker when I scroll the page using <PageUp> and <PageDown>. What are the possible solutions, if some exist,...
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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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How to edit the highlighting of the function names in c++ syntax

I want to change the highlighting of the function names inside a c++ file, here is an example As you can see in the previous picture functions names have their own color, parser(), parse(), ...
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How to make vim theme looks exactly as on screenshot

I've tried dozens of different themes but always get wrong coloring. For example: This is how vim-afterglow should look with LaTeX code. This is mine screenshot: This is example for Python. And ...
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Terminal transparency automatically achieved on certain color schemes, but not others

I've been trying different colour schemes while manually setting a transparent background using hi Normal guibg=NONE ctermbg=NONE so my .vimrc file looks something like this set t_Co=256 colo ...
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what does “\033]110\007\033]111\007” mean

I found this snippet online which is apparently a way to make vim a little faster if your terminal background is the same as what vim's is meant to be (right?) " General colors if has('gui_running') |...
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Color name or number not recognized: ctermbg

I'm receiving the following error: Color name or number not recognized: ctermbg=g:extra_whitespace_color guibg=g:extra_whitespace_color Pointing to these lines: let g:extra_whitespace_color = '...
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How to set if else for vim's “set background = ” for light and dark colorschemes?

For themes like One or PaperColor, there are dark and light versions. For dark or light theme, I usually add my own customizations like bracket color, comment color... etc. I tried to combine them ...
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Retrieve color scheme colors to use for other plugin setting

I am trying to use a colorized parenthesis plugin. However, the colors don't match my current color scheme. The help page mentions ways to change the colors, but I don't know which magical words I ...