posted 6 Mar 2012, 17:07 by Dennis Ideler
updated 7 Mar 2012, 22:56
Ever get tired of the colours in Vim? Here's an easy way to cycle through different colours.
1. Save the setcolors script in
~/.vim/plugin/setcolors.vim (Unix) or
$HOME/vimfiles/plugin/setcolors.vim (Windows). It will run whenever you start Vim.
2. Download some color schemes and place them in
Some colour schemes I used are deveiate.vim, mustang.vim, and ps_color.vim.
3. Now when you're running Vim, press
F8 to cycle between your colour schemes!
Vim also comes with its own colour schemes. To find out which you have:
$ ls -1 /usr/share/vim/vim73/colors/ # Your vim number may differ.
Then to load one (e.g. darkblue) from Vim's command mode:
For more information on colour schemes, check out vim.wikia.com/wiki/Switch_color_schemes