I installed Vim 7.3 on my Ubuntu machine, and unicode was not compiled in by default. What's the configuration option to enable unicode when you compile vim 7.3? I've searched their website and the internet, and I can't find it for the life of me. That said, it's probably right underneath my nose.
You might have had
The first thing to do is to check the output of the "
And Vim will print "1"s to indiciate the features are included, or "0"s otherwise.
If those are included then you need to make sure Vim is set up properly. The first thing to try is to put "
If that doesn't work and you're using Vim in a terminal (in other words, not gVim), start Vim and type "
It would probably be a good idea to look at "