darkroom 0.1

darkroom is a color scheme for Vim to mimic writeroom/darkroom editors.
darkroom is a color scheme for Vim to mimic writeroom/darkroom editors.

Developer comments

This is my attempt to create a simple WriteRoom/DarkRoom like environment in Vim.

It is probably not ready for prime-time yet.

It will almost certainly interact badly with any other plugins/scripts that hack buffers as it uses two hidden buffers to get the column feel of DarkRoom.

You will want to ":set wrap lbr" for it to work most effectively.
You will want to maximize vim before calling ":colorscheme darkroom" for it to look reasonable.
You will also need to use :qa to exit (or :q several times in succession)

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Put it in one of your colors directories, ex. $HOME/.vim/colors/

Then, just do :colorscheme darkroom

last updated on:
May 29th, 2008, 10:34 GMT
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
Connor Berry
ROOT \ Text Editing&Processing \ Vim Plugins
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