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solarized color theme

Parent site:
http://ethanschoonover.com/solarized

Vim (standalone or with pathogen):
https://github.com/altercation/vim-colors-solarized

Visual Studio (also in main repo):
https://github.com/leddt/visualstudio-colors-solarized

IntelliJ (also in main repo):
https://github.com/jkaving/intellij-colors-solarized

Putty:
Install the .reg files to use with new sessions or edit previous sessions following the provided instructions.
https://github.com/brantb/solarized/tree/master/putty-colors-solarized

After you are connected to remote machine, you may need to run:

export TERM=xterm-256color

vimrc settings

Located in ~/.vimrc

If it doesn’t exist, create it!

set smartindent
set tabstop=2
set shiftwidth=2
set expandtab

"enables mouse in all modes. supports click and scrollwheel. use shift+ins to paste from clipboard
set mouse=a

"for use with pathogen
syntax enable
filetype plugin indent on

"for use with solarized. may require export TERM=xterm-256color
set background=dark
colorscheme solarized

To see more info on these settings, from within vim:

:help smartindent

To format a file with mixed tabs and spaces, after applying the above settings, from within vim:

:%retab