vim under cygwin
Tue Dec 20 02:00:00 GMT 2005
On Tue, 20 Dec 2005, Luke Vanderfluit wrote:
> Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > On Tue, 20 Dec 2005, Luke Vanderfluit wrote:
> > > Hi.
> > >
> > > I'm a vi user :-)
> > >
> > > I recently started using cygwin, so forgive me if this is an obvious
> > > one. I want to use vi under cygwin but I'm having trouble with
> > > terminal settings.
> > >
> > > apparently these are the possible term settings.
> > >
> > > builtin_ansi
> > > builtin_xterm
> > > builtin_iris-ansi
> > > builtin_dumb
> > >
> > > However, none of these work right.
> > > Can someone advise me on the term settings for windows XP/cygwin or
> > > point me to an appropriate resource.
> > Just to clarify: if you use the default cmd.exe "console" window
> > (i.e., the default Cygwin shortcut), then your TERM is "cygwin". If
> > you use rxvt or xterm, you'd use TERM="xterm", of course...
> > HTH,
> Thanks for your reply.
> I'm using rxvt. I use the following in cygwin.bat:
> bash --login -i -c 'rxvt -geometry 80x29 -sb -sl 10000 -bg Black -fg green -bd LightSeaGreen -fn Courier -font 7x15'
> I've tried setting
> term=builtin_xterm -> bad characters when using cursor, no
> backspace=delete to previous line as in vim set backspace=2, no info
> telling me which mode I'm in.
> term=ansi, backspace=2 -> no mode info, backspace deletes but screen
> doesn't show deletions until next insert (annoying, not workable)
> If there are any cygwin users on XP who have a nicely working vi, please
> let me know what your settings are.
I use vi under XP all the time. Here are my settings:
--- Options ---
background=dark isprint=@,129-255 scroll=11 term=cygwin
nocompatible laststatus=2 shell=/bin/sh visualbell
incsearch ruler shiftwidth=2 nowrapscan
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