Questions tagged [colorscheme]

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

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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?

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 ...
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How to change default's colorscheme colours

I use default colorscheme for Vim since I just love to have consistency throughout my terminal. One thing I don't love though is the colour of number lines, bright yellow doesn't suit it. Is there any ...
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vim html version of text document black on white

I'm trying to figure out a good workflow for printing source code and studying it. So far, the TOhtml function seems really useful for this purpose. I can create an html file with ease, open it in a ...
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How to change color of the splits counter in a 'tabline'

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 ...
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Remove transparency in VIM when terminal is transparent? [closed]

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 ...
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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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Ugly black thing when using :ls with colorscheme [duplicate]

I installed gruvbox color-scheme. Then I did :ls and saw this: After ".vimrc" there's some black stuff. It is kind of ugly and makes it harder to read. Is there any way to fix this?
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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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Detecting whether colorscheme is available [duplicate]

How can I detect whether a color scheme installed via a vim-plug plug-in is available? For context, I'm trying to automate my Vim setup on a new machine, pulling the vimrc from a git repository. The ...
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vim looks different when i launch it via the terminal

I'm using NVIM 0.2.2. When I launch it from the terminal, the color scheme of the terminal affects it's look. And when I launch it from the search menu, it works just fine What makes it behaves that ...
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How to use different colorscheme and syntax highlighting in vim?

Suppose I want to use this colorscheme: https://github.com/NLKNguyen/papercolor-theme I copied the PaperColor.vim file into .vim/colors and made my .vimrc: syntax on colorscheme PaperColor ...
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Edit colorscheme to tell me which search result my cursor is currently on

When I search for a word in my files, many of them come up, and it's tough to tell which one my cursor is currently over. See image: Is there a way to edit the background color for the search I'm ...
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Incremental Highlighting Colorscheme Override

tl;dr: How do I override the colorscheme's cursor color in a highlight block How do I find a comprehensive list of colorscheme variables and how do I set them in general (to override a colorscheme's ...
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Background color not transparent under current line number

In the following image, you can see that 79 has a darker background than other numbers... I tried to see where to change the background color for that but couldn't... Could anyone help?
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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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How to set a colorscheme that still shows spelling errors?

How to set a colorscheme that still shows spelling errors? I am looking for two combined effects that I can acquire separately but not yet together. Set Colorscheme alone: OK. If I want highlights ...
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Fixing pug syntax highlighting

Update I've managed to get the top part of the file fixed with syn region pugJavascriptLine start=/^\s*-/ end=/$/ contains=@htmlJavascript from this programmer: https://github.com/digitaltoad/vim-pug/...
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Solve cursor invisible on some highlights

As you can see in my case, I can barely see my cursor when it is on an error highlighted by You Complete Me as an error. How do I make my cursor more visible? My GTK+ theme is Numix, I use Gnome and ...