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localColorSchemes.vim : Local color schemes

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Salman Halim
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This allows the use of buffer-specific color schemes.  Every time one moves from one buffer to another, the color scheme will change to the specified one; setting the variable b:colorscheme inside an ftplugin will allow for all files of a particular type to have that scheme (such as morning for vim files, peachpuff for Java files etc.).

To use, there are three mappings, all starting with <Leader>:  sl prompts and sets a local color scheme, sg does the same for a global color scheme and rl removes any locally set color schemes.  There is also a convenience command called Colorscheme which behaves just like the regular colorscheme command (except for the command-line completion); it also modifies the global colorscheme name.

I have placed the value of the colorscheme names my 'statusline' option so I can tell which colors are being used -- and I stick either a g: or b: before the name so I know if it's a local or global setting.  (Hint:  use a non <SID> version of GetVar -- included within).

The only problem I know of is that syntax settings set by plugins (such as the excellent ShowMarks) get reset every time a color scheme is changed (since they start with a syntax clear).
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package script version date Vim version user release notes
localColorSchemes.vim 1.2 2003-09-22 6.0 Salman Halim Added Removewindowcolors  and Setwindowcolors to set  window-specific colors (along with mappings).
localColorSchemes.vim 1.1 2003-09-22 6.0 Salman Halim Removed internal GetVar; now has a dependence on getVar.vim (http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=353).
localColorSchemes.vim 1 2002-07-24 6.0 Salman Halim Initial upload
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