On Fri, Jan 04, 2013 at 06:09:53AM -0800, Devin Teske wrote: > > On Jan 3, 2013, at 11:03 PM, Polytropon wrote: > > > On Thu, 3 Jan 2013 18:27:38 -0800, Gary Kline wrote: > >> one question I have may solve the problem of vim displaying > >> all the ^/search terms and displaying them in some color. > >> the default brown is awful, but dark blue isn't much bbetter. > > > > If you try :colorscheme blue you can see that the results have > > orange background with dark text (maybe black?), while the editor > > background is blue (as the name of the color scheme suggests). > > > > > > > >> So: can I add something to my ~/.vimrc that =limits= > >> the "search" to displaying one term? if I am searching for, > >> say, "the" or I guess /\<the\>, I dont want every "the" in my > >> file. I want only one. or one at a time, and not necessarily > >> in color. > > > > If you have :set hlsearch activated, all (visible) matches will > > be highlighted, > > :set hls > :set nohls > > for short to enable/disable (respectively). > > > > and the cursor will be placed at the first match. > > >
YES! well, at least it works when I reply in mutt --which ive got set to use vim. the "set" strings immediately vanished from deep blue ... in other words, I can read the reply much more easily. I put the ":set nohls" in my ~/.muttrc and got an error when I exec'd mutt. I'll try without the colon. > On a side note, there's also :set incsearch > > That will make you jump ahead as you type (I personally don't care for it). > right; I see that "incsearch" jumps ahead to the next /search term [.] I can see a use if you are searching for, say "/\<i\>" or "/\<j\>" , maybe. > > I don't see an option to highlight the _next_ result only. However, > > if you do _not_ set hlsearch, searching and continuing searching > > will not highlight anything, instead let the cursor skip to the > > next match (tried here with "gvim /COPYRIGHT", /this, /, /, / and > > so on), with :set nohlsearch for testing. > > > > > > > > > > -- > > Polytropon > > Magdeburg, Germany > > Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0 > > Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ... > > _______________________________________________ > > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > > _____________ > The information contained in this message is proprietary and/or confidential. > If you are not the intended recipient, please: (i) delete the message and all > copies; (ii) do not disclose, distribute or use the message in any manner; > and (iii) notify the sender immediately. In addition, please be aware that > any message addressed to our domain is subject to archiving and review by > persons other than the intended recipient. Thank you. > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" -- Gary Kline kl...@thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix Twenty-six years of service to the Unix community. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"