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Re: no syntax highlighting in cygwin / vim
- From: "Felix A. Buot" <fab at cfdrc dot com>
- To: fergus at bonhard dot uklinux dot net
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 11:24:52 -0700
- Subject: Re: no syntax highlighting in cygwin / vim
- References: <001f01c216ed$d7561b80$af7b1f3e@leper>
Thanks for your kind response. I found out that if one right click on
the cygwin console, click on properties and turn on quick edit, syntax
highlighting everywhere in cygwin comes on. I am looking into your
My new problem with cygwin in windows xp is that when I logon as a
"named user" cygwin prompt always identify me as administrator, as
confirmed when I issue: 'whoami". Whereas in my windows 2000, cygwin
always correctly identify the logon user. Your help in windows xp cygwin
problem is much appreciated.
Not dead certain what you mean by syntax highlighting in Cygwin; but does
the following help you recover syntax highlighting in vim? It's a standard
vim ini file I must have nicked from somewhere, so it addresses issues
additional to that of highlighting.
The recent installation of vim lacks the default startup file that earlier
versions had. So: place in your home directory (/home/felix/ or whatever) a
file called .vimrc (note the dot) containing
or, to make it accessible to all users, put these lines in a file called
vimrc (no dot) in the /usr/share/vim/ directory.
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