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Old 04-16-2004, 09:43 AM   #1
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how do bold and italic in vim?

How do you get bold and italic in gvim? :help is no help.

Thanks any help.
Old 04-17-2004, 05:31 AM   #2
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If you are creating a colorscheme you can use gui=bold and gui=underline, plus I also believe gui=italic is possible but I'm no huge fan of italics in editors so I don't use that.

You may want to download and look at the colorscheme template available from the scripts section at

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If you want to create an actual document with italics you wont succeed. VIM is a text editor, not a word processor.
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Its that I saw you could give it different fonts for bold and so on. Also doing

:help bold

does give a command line option, or something, I think.


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