Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 885165
gnome-terminal colors render vim search results unreadable
Last modified: 2014-02-05 08:40:14 EST
Description of problem:
Something has changes in gnome-terminal's color settings between Fedora 17 and 18, and this change makes it difficult to see vim. My terminal is set to use white text on a black background. When I use '/' to search for text in vim, matching text is highlighted in light yellow. The text underneath remains white and is thus illegible.
Switching to a text terminal (not X), I also see white test on a black background. But the matching text is again highlighted---this time in orange---the text itself changes from white to black (i.e., resulting in black on orange). Here the matching text is legible.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run gnome-terminal
2. Run vim
3. Use '/' to search for some text that is present
Vim highlights the matching text in such a way that is illegible.
Like the text terminal, gnome-terminal should invert the color of the text so that the text remains legible.
I am using gnome-terminal configured to use the "White on Black" built in scheme for "Foreground, Background, Bold, and Underline" and "Tange" for "Palette".
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