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vimrc file options

vimrc file options

  • Remember, if you are using a colorscheme, you need to download that scheme. Example, check the link for the happy_hacking

  • If you use this .vimrc suggestion file, it enables vim visual mode, so mouse support is enable on vim.

  • Basic commands in visual mode are :
    • shift+y to copy
    • shift+p to paste
  • Below, suggestion for file .vimrc

""" read first from this file
""" from " Website: https://github.com/yorickpeterse/happy_hacking.vim
"colorscheme happy_hacking
colorscheme yozakura

""" then apply personalisations
filetype off

"highlight clear

filetype plugin indent on " Filetype auto-detection
syntax on " Syntax highlighting

"set background=dark

""" set UTF-8 encoding
set encoding=utf-8
set fenc=utf-8
set termencoding=utf-8
""" disable vi compatibility (emulation of old bugs)
set nocompatible
""" use indentation of previous line
set autoindent
""" use intelligent indentation for C
"set smartindent
""" configure tabwidth and insert spaces instead of tabs
set tabstop=4        " tab width is 4 spaces
set shiftwidth=4     " indent also with 4 spaces
set expandtab        " expand tabs to spaces
""" wrap lines at 120 chars. 80 is somewaht antiquated with nowadays displays.
set textwidth=120
""" turn syntax highlighting on
set t_Co=256
"syntax on
""" colorscheme wombat256
""" turn line numbers on
set number
""" highlight matching braces
set showmatch
""" intelligent comments

set softtabstop=4
set showcmd
set showmatch
set incsearch
set hlsearch

set hidden

"if has('termguicolors')
"    set termguicolors

set mouse=a

""" https://gist.github.com/benjiao/08432d1377e768c2c4e9

" Use case insesitive search
set ignorecase
set smartcase

" Display cursor position
set ruler

" Prompt to save file on exit
set confirm

" Disable beep
set visualbell

" Highlight cursor line
set cursorline