AW: AW: highlighting in vi

Michael.Ring@t-mobil.de Michael.Ring@t-mobil.de
Tue Nov 7 06:38:00 GMT 2000


The answer is in the /usr/share/vim/vimrc file:

" Switch syntax highlighting on, when the terminal has colors
" Also switch on highlighting the last used search pattern.
if &t_Co > 2 || has("gui_running")
  syntax on
  set hlsearch
endif

hlsearch is turned on here...

Simply add

set nohlsearch

to your .vimrc and it will never do highlighting.

You could also 'fix' /usr/share/vim/vimrc, but if you upgrade vim next time (6.0
is arround the corner!) then chances are high that you will have hlsearch on
again ;-)


Michael Ring


-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Tom Trelvik
Gesendet am: Dienstag, 7. November 2000 15:18
An: Michael Ring
Betreff: Re: AW: highlighting in vi


	So, this may be really simple, but how do you *un*highlight the results
of a search in the vim that comes with cygwin?  Searching for a pattern
highlights every occurrance found.  But that highlighting seems to
stick, even on other files, and even if I get a new shell through cygwin
(either before, or after closing the current).

Thanks,

Tom

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