Mostly I edit Ruby files, although shell script file comments are also
Currently my comments show as dark blue on black which is really hard to read.
How can I change their color?
I'm willing to consider different schemas for all colors though I do like the black background as a base.
There are many color schemes which are usually distributed together with vim. You can select them with the
You can see the available color schemes in vim's
colors folder, for example in my case:
$ ls /usr/share/vim/vimNN/colors/ # where vimNN is vim version, e.g. vim74 blue.vim darkblue.vim default.vim delek.vim desert.vim elflord.vim evening.vim koehler.vim morning.vim murphy.vim pablo.vim peachpuff.vim README.txt ron.vim shine.vim slate.vim torte.vim zellner.vim
I usually use
desert . So I open
vim , then enter
:color desert and enter. To have the color scheme by default every time you open
vim , add
:color desert into your
(Michael, OP) This was good. The terminal looks like.