C++ Vim syntax highlighting

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by muthuveerappan, Feb 11, 2009.

  1. muthuveerappan macrumors newbie

    Aug 17, 2008

    I use vim to edit my C++ files.

    I like the default color scheme (on the Pro) except for the color of the comments which is a little dull and is lost in the background.

    Could you let me know how I can change the color of the comments alone (to a bright blue preferably).

    Since I like all the other colors I don't want to change the background.

    I have also attached a screen shot. The second line has the comments in it, which is barely visible.


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  2. broncopde macrumors 6502

    May 12, 2007
    Conway, AR
  3. muthuveerappan thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 17, 2008
    Thank you so much!!

    Thank you so much !!

    Nice website, with clear instructions, I was able to change the comments color.

    Given below is a line from my $HOME/.vimrc file:
    :highlight Comment ctermfg=blue
  4. dannomac macrumors member

    Mar 11, 2008
    Saskatoon, SK
    I like to tell it that my background is dark. So in .vimrc:
    set background=dark

    This is about perfect for me.

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