[openbeosnetteam] Re: Syntax Highlighting in VIM on BeOS

  • From: Scott Mansfield <thephantom@xxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeosnetteam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2004 11:13:57 -0700


Try adding the following lines in your ~/.vimrc file:

" Enable syntax highlighting
set t_Co=16
set t_Sf=^[[3%dm
set t_Sb=^[[4%dm
syntax on

This works for me on Mac OS X...


11:06AM, David Enderson <DEnderson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Hi Team,
>Well, I didn't get any coding done on DHCP yet, but I did get enough
>reading done in the spec I found so that I can start coding.  When I
>went to start coding, I realized that it had been several years since I
>had coded actively on BeOS.  In the meantime I've done lots of coding in
>C++ and PHP, but it was all on linux servers via SSH.
>I also realized that during the last few years I have become hooked on
>the latest version of VIM and its color syntax highlighting.  So I set
>out to get that working on Be and it has become an epic quest.  I
>downloaded the latest source from vim.org and to my surprise I actually
>got it to compile and run successfully.  The only problem is that I
>can't get color syntax highlighting working.
>Do any of you use VIM and have you gotten color syntax highlighting
>working on Be?  If so, how?
>There is this compiled version of VIM 6.2 on BeBits:
>It looks like they built the same code I used except built it for Zeta.
>Has anyone used this?  Does color syntax highlighting work in it?
>One thing I have figured out so far is that if I set my TERM like this:
>VIM itself displays color error messages and such, so that way I know
>the color codes are working correctly, but it gives an error when
>parsing the syntax.vim file.  I tracked the problem back to a source
>file in the vim source code that was beos specific, but I'm not sure if
>it is actually an error or if I'm just building it wrong.
>When I get this figured out I'll post a binary for people to download on
>BeBits.  Anyone have any ideas?

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