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Operator Mono w/ Italics on OSX VIm

You Want This - but on Vim

Read on to find out to how to get it.


Get Operator Mono


  1. Create a file named xterm-256color-italic.terminfo in your home directory (or wherever)
  1. Run the install (below) with tic
let &t_ZH="\e[3m"
let &t_ZR="\e[23m"

xterm-256color-italic|xterm with 256 colors and italic,
	sitm=\E[3m, ritm=\E[23m,
# Install:
#   tic xterm-256color-italic.terminfo
# Usage:
#   export TERM=xterm-256color-italic


Change your iTerm terminal type to match the variable created above


Open up your init.vim/.vimrc and add the following

(Note that you don't need to use OceanicNext, but I recommend that color scheme.)

    colorscheme OceanicNext
    hi htmlArg gui=italic
    hi Comment gui=italic
    hi Type    gui=italic
    hi htmlArg cterm=italic
    hi Comment cterm=italic
    hi Type    cterm=italic

Operator Mono w/ Italics on OSX Vim

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hew commented Dec 31, 2019

@eshack94 It should. Let me know if it doesn't work. I'll try and help.

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