GVColors : Uses gvim to display X-windows colors (keywords: colorlist rgb.txt)
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|<gvcolors.vim> displays a list of colors available under X-windows in their own
color. It is based on vimtip#634 contributed by mohsin at
The script intercepts several motions and sets up syntax highlighting to
display the named colors.
j move display down one line
k move display up one line
ctrl-d move display down &scroll lines (see :he 'scroll')
ctrl-u move display up &scroll lines (see :he 'scroll')
ctrl-f move display down one page
ctrl-b move display up one page
pageup same as ctrl-b
pagedown same as ctrl-f
Special care to show just a single page of colors is taken because
Vim is limited to displaying approximately 224 colors with syntax
v3: Supports use of the mouse and slider bars.
v2: Looks up colors in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb.txt,
which may be overridden by let g:rgbtxtfile="path";
now shows red:green:blue assignments as well as
the colored text!
(alpha/beta version available at http://www.drchip.org/astronaut/vim/index.html#GVCOLORS)
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ip used for rating: 126.96.36.199
||* allows rightmouse to click between dark & bright backgrounds
* double-click with leftmouse will pull the color line up to the top of the screen, thereby displaying its rgb values
* Vim version 7 now supports 1000s of highlighting groups; gvcolors takes advantage of that
* Looks in some more places for where the rgb.txt file may be.
||Quicker refresh when moving in the text via the scrollbar. Up to 188 colors can be shown at a time; this is a slight reduction to avoid problems with Vim's limited quantity of concurrently displayable colors.
||Shift-Leftmouse will toggle gvcolors' background between dark and light.
Bugfix: full screen displays can result in too many colors for Vim to
display at one time; gvcolors now limits itself to 192 colors (any more
will be set to "Ignore" highlighting).