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qbcolor.vim

qbcolor.vim is a Vim colorscheme that looks like good old Microsoft QuickBASIC.

Vim script page: https://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=5787

It is based on ibmedit.vim colorscheme by maarten s.

Screenshots

qbcolor.vim on Vim on Windows 10

qbcolor_vim_on_windows

The font used in the screenshot:

set gfn=PxPlus_IBM_VGA9:h18:cANSI:qDRAFT

It can be downloaded here: https://int10h.org/oldschool-pc-fonts/readme/

qbcolor.vim on Vim on DOSBox

qbcolor_vim_on_dosbox

original QuickBASIC 4.5 on DOSBox for comparison

qb45_on_dosbox

The file in the screenshots is Gorilla.bas, a video game first distributed with MS-DOS 5.0 that we have played a lot :)

Installation

For Vundle users:

Plugin 'caglartoklu/qbcolor.vim'

For all other users, simply drop the qbcolor.vim file to your colors directory.

Usage

colorscheme qbcolor

See Also

ftcolor.vim

ftcolor.vim is a Vim plugin that switches colorschemes according to the file type.

fbc.vim

fbc.vim is a Vim compiler plugin for FreeBASIC. It compiles the buffer with FreeBASIC, and shows the compilation results in quickfix window.

Freebasic-vim-syntax-file

Freebasic-vim-syntax-file is a syntax file for Vim. It is the syntax file used in the screenshots on this page.

QB64

  • QB64 is a self-hosting BASIC compiler for Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, designed to be compatible with Microsoft QBasic and QuickBASIC. QB64 is a C++ emitter, which is integrated with a C++ compiler to provide compilation via C++ code and GCC optimization. QB64 implements most QBasic statements, and can run many QBasic programs, including Microsoft's QBasic Gorillas and Nibbles games. See more on on Wikipedia.

FreeBASIC

  • FreeBASIC is a multiplatform, free/open source (GPL) BASIC compiler for Microsoft Windows, protected-mode MS-DOS (DOS extender), Linux, FreeBSD and Xbox. See more on on Wikipedia.
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