AW: AW: highlighting in vi

Don Sharp Don.Sharp@dddandr.octacon.co.uk
Tue Nov 7 07:14:00 GMT 2000


That works a treat. Now if we can just solve some of the other problems
mentioned, or should we wait for 6 and fix that one?

TVM

Don Sharp

Michael.Ring@t-mobil.de wrote:
> 
> 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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