But, I had to fool around with it a little. I was a little frustrated with having to customize it with no clear help on the issue. After Googling for about an hour, I finally have Vim (gVim) configured to use the proper colorschemes, handle tabs, and features I like properly. I thought I would post my
_gvimrc files so you can tweak them and customize them.
set gfn=Consolas "this is the font I like (on Windows) set guifont=consolas:h10.5:cDEFAULT "This modifies the font size syntax on "auto Syntax Highlighting "vsplit set autoindent set smartindent "If it can be smarter, what the hey set shiftwidth=4 set tabstop=4 set cindent cd %:h "changes the working directory to the directory of the file (use to open other files in splits/etc) set number "Line numbers set nowrap "No like wrapping set ignorecase "ignore case on search, etc (I think) set vb " turns off visual bell set bs=2 "Make sure that the backspace key deletes like (normal) set incsearch set ignorecase set smartcase set spell "spell checker set spelllang=en set spellsuggest=9 " show only 9 suggestions for misspelled words set guioptions-=T "Hide the toolbar set guioptions+=b "Show the horz. scroll bar set lines=30 columns=140 " default size of window when it opens.
colorscheme desert "My fav color scheme on Vim