## Posts Tagged ‘vimrc’

### Force vim to use specific file type

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

I recently download the glsl syntax highlighting plugin for vim. It perfectly recognizes my .vert and .frag files. But as soon as I added the line:


#version 120


vim starting thinking the filetype was not glsl but conf.

The cause seems to be that the glsl plugin suggests a rather weak form of recognizing the filetype. Adding the following to your .vimrc file




When instead to override whatever vim is doing to think that the file is conf you must use the only slightly different




### Vim syntax highlighting for cmake’s CMakeLists.txt files

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

I use the following at the end of my .vimrc file to force vim to highlight cmake’s CMakeLists.txt files like any other cmake file:




Looks much better than whatever it was trying to do before, which for me was nothing.

### Vim syntax highlighting for Qt’s .pro files

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

I use the following at the end of my .vimrc file to force vim to highlight Qt’s .pro project files like a make file: