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==Permanently Applying Color schemes==  
 
==Permanently Applying Color schemes==  
The color schemes in vifm can be applied in two different ways:
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colorscheme Default
# as the default (or main) color scheme
 
# as local to a panel color scheme
 
 
  
Both types are set using |vifm−:colorscheme| command, but of different forms:
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Per-directory schemes.
# <code>:colorscheme color_scheme_name − for the default color scheme</code>
 
# <code>:colorscheme color_scheme_name directory − for local color schemes</code>
 
 
 
Look of different parts of the TUI (Text User Interface) is determined in this way:
 
# Border, TopLineSel, TopLine, CmdLine, ErrorMsg, StatusLine and WildMenu are always determined by the default color scheme
 
# CurrLine, Selected, Directory, Link, BrokenLink, Socket, Device, Executable, Fifo and Win are determined by default color scheme and a set of local colorschemes, which can be empty
 
 
 
There might be a set of local color schemes because they are structured hierarchically according to file system structure. For example, having the following piece of file system:
 
 
 
~
 
’−− bin
 
    |
 
    ’−− my
 
 
 
Two color schemes:
 
 
 
# ~/.vifm/colors/for_bin
 
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highlight Win cterm=none ctermfg=white ctermbg=red
 
highlight CurrLine cterm=none ctermfg=red ctermbg=black
 
 
 
 
 
# ~/.vifm/colors/for_bin_my
 
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highlight CurrLine cterm=none ctermfg=green ctermbg=black
 
 
 
 
 
# ~/.vifm/vifmrc
 
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colorscheme Default
 
colorscheme for_bin ~/bin
 
colorscheme for_bin_my ~/bin/my
 
 
 
File list will look in the following way for each level:
 
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or else perhaps screenshots would work nicely-->
 
 
~/ − Default color scheme
 
 
black background;
 
cursor with blue background
 
 
 
 
 
~/bin/ − mix of Default and for_bin color schemes
 
 
red background;
 
cursor with black background and red foreground
 
 
 
 
 
~/bin/my/ − mix of Default, for_bin and for_bin_my color schemes
 
 
 
red background;
 
cursor with black background and green foreground
 
  
 
==User Color schemes==
 
==User Color schemes==

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