Vim Color Schemes

Daniel Weibel
Created 1 Apr 2017

Installing a Color Scheme

Simply copy the .vim file containing the color scheme into ~/.vim/colors.

Enabling a Color Scheme

:colorscheme molokai

Or shorter;

:colo molokai

Finding Out Current Color Scheme


Vim Default Color Schemes

Look for a colors folder under the Vim installation directory.

For example:


Or, if Vim has been installed with Homebrew:


This folder contains all the default color schemes that can be set with :colo, for example, :colo slate.