Re: filetype unknown on startup
- On 2012-04-20, JollyJ wrote:
> Thanks for the suggestion.Syntax highlighting does not depend on the color scheme. The colors
> I tried adding:
> filetype indent plugin on
> and still got the same results.
> I started vim without the .vimrc and the error was gone, so I then tried
> commenting different lines out in .vimrc. When I commented out the syntax
> and filetype indent plugin commands, it works fine. No error, and all the
> features requested in .vimrc work. Here's the odd part; syntax highlighting
> still works!
> I see that vim has many individual syntax files. Could it be that that the
> regular vimrc applies the proper syntax highlighting based on file name
> extension if a color scheme is selected? There is code in that file that
> looks to me like it might do that; but again, I don't know what I'm reading.
used by the syntax highlighting commands depend on the colors
defined by the color scheme, but the syntax highlighting or syntax
file type selection does not.
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