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Old 06-16-2008, 10:56 AM   #1
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vi problem


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using vi when i configure my conf file my vi editor could not show color schme e.g for remarks also in black and reserved words also in black. but i seen alot cbts in which vi is shown reserved words in color
 
Old 06-16-2008, 11:26 AM   #2
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To turn on syntax highlighting

: syntax on


To turn off syntax highlighting

: syntax off
 
Old 06-16-2008, 08:05 PM   #3
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Just FYI, iirc, that's actually a vim cmd. It just tends to work on Linux because the vi cmd is actually a symlink to vim, so you can add that permanently to your .vimrc file in your home dir.
I'm pretty sure real vi doesn't do colours etc.
 
  


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