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In my vimrc I have both set number and set colorcolumn=80, so now when I open a quickfix window, I see both line numbers and the color column. Is there some way to disable these settings for quickfix windows only? (If it matters, I'm on OSX using vim 7.3).


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Put the following into ~/.vim/ftplugin/qf.vim:

setlocal nonumber
setlocal colorcolumn=

As long as you have filetype plugin support enabled, that should handle it.

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Worked perfectly! Thanks. I didn't know about this, very useful. – smessing Oct 31 '12 at 6:07

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