I noticed that, within
screen, I was not getting the full syntax highlighting in
vim that I was expecting. Something had to be up, and it wasn’t long before I found this tip on getting full colour support for
After so poking about, I only used a subset of those instructions. I added this to my
attrcolor b ".I" termcapinfo xterm 'Co#256:AB=\E[48;5;%dm:AF=\E[38;5;%dm' defbce "on"
.vimrc got updated with this:
It did a great job, and now everything looks as it should.