I don't understand how to get the "correct" colors in terminal vim. My
.vimrc file looks like:
syntax enable colorscheme desert256
I am doing this on a black background in Terminal in Mac OS X Lion. But when I execute vim, I get the colors, but I notice that
set background=light when it should be dark (vim always seems to guess wrong on the background). So if I do a
set background=dark the colors change but then if I type
colorscheme, vim reports that I am back to default.
Should I be using
syntax on or some other command?
Please provide some guidance on how to properly do syntax highlighting in terminal vim.