I want to make the interface of GVim to use dark theme. I have the following line in my ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini:


All my GTK apps use dark theme but for some reason GVim still uses a light theme. How can I change that?

Note: When I run gvim --version the following line is in the result: Huge version with GTK3 GUI. So I'm sure it's using GTK3.


gvim has several different dark themes available, but you need to tell it which one to use.

I rarely use gvim itself (I mostly use vim directly from the shell), but I have the following in my ~/.vimrc for the rare occasions when I do:

if has("gui_running")
    colorscheme torte
    set guifont=Monospace\ 14
    set lines=49 columns=96
  • I'm talking about changing the interface theme not the color scheme.
    – AvSaba
    Jul 5 '21 at 6:26

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