18693Re: Five questions about VIM
- Jun 3, 2001On Fri, Jun 01, 2001 at 05:39:54PM -0700, William Lee wrote:
>It's "background" for me. Wow.. I've had it set wrong for so long.. it's almost
> Dave McCooey wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I started using vim recently, and there are five things that I
> > cannot figure out how to do in vim, or whether they are even
> > possible.
> > (1) How can I change the colors used for syntax highlighting.
> > For example, the blue used for C-style comments is way too dark on
> > my system.
> I usually don't change the syntax highlighting. I do a
> :set bgcolor=dark
To everyone: don't just assume it's correct! Type "set background?" to make
> > (3) I would like the '%' command to work on angle brackets ("<" and ">")Ah lovely.. this in combination with vim6.0 HTML indenting.. life is sweet ;)
> > the way it works on other matched-pair characters. This is very
> > useful in HTML files and other files with similar angle-bracket
> > syntaxes. The previous vi-like editor I used did this, but vim
> > does not (at least by default). Is there a way to enable this?
> I'm not quite sure about matching "<" and ">", but there's an
> excellent package called matchit.vim. It can even match html tags and
> other things. With it, you can even jump from the <table> to the
> matching </table> tags. There maybe some other ways to do what you
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