Refined Monokai color scheme for vim
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vim-monokai

Refined monokai color scheme for vim.

Install

vim-plug

Plug 'crusoexia/vim-monokai'

Manually

mkdir -p ~/.vim/colors

Download the colors/monokai.vim file from the repo to ~/.vim/colors

Usage

Copy below command to your ~/.vimrc:

syntax on
colorscheme monokai

Terminal support

If you are using a terminal which support truecolor like iterm2, enable the gui color by adding below setting in ~/.vimrc or ~/.vim/init.vim

set termguicolors

Otherwise, use below setting to activate the 256 color in terminal

set t_Co=256  " vim-monokai now only support 256 colours in terminal.

Configuration

Italic

By default the gui enables italic but terminal. They both can be configured.

If you are using a font support italic, paste below command in .vimrc to turn on terminal italic:

let g:monokai_term_italic = 1
let g:monokai_gui_italic = 1

Javascript

For javascript development, it is recommend to install below plugins:

  1. vim-javascript, which provide features such as param syntax highlight, function assignment identifier highlight ( just as the screenshots ).

  2. vim-javascript-lib, which is the companion of vim-javascript, provide the popular javascript libraries key word highlight, such as underscore and Backbone.

Typescript

For better typescript highlight, please install the yats syntax plugin.

Screenshots

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