120624Re: Determining if Vim is running in text-console mode or X Windows
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On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 12:23, Steve Laurie <mr.steven.laurie@...> wrote:
> I've searched Vim help and Google as well as done lots of experimentation
> with no luck.
> Basically, what I'm trying to do is put something in my .vimrc file that can
> determine if I'm starting Vim in text-console mode or in gnome-terminal.
> The reason I need to do this is because I log into FreeBSD in text-console.
> If I go into Xorg, I use startx and I use gnome-terminal in Window Maker.
> I need to determine if I'm in text-console mode so I can set the term
> setting in my .vimrc file to cons25 and if I startx, I need to set t_Co=256,
> term to xterm-256color and set the theme to a nice 256 color theme.
> If I try to use the color settings in console mode, the screen turns red and
> the text flashes.
> I've tried the following:
> if has("x11")
> set term=xterm-256color
> set t_Co=256
> colorscheme calmar256-dark
> set term=cons25
> colorscheme myvim
> This didn't work. I've also tried:
> if has("gui_running")
> if has("gui_gtk2")
> nothing works. I've even tried the reverse ways like "if !has", but still,
> no luck.
> Can someone help me out on this?
> Steve Laurie
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