On thakis’s unprecedented reply to my tweet about hating the fact of MacVim not having the same style of font rendering and background combination as does Terminal, I got to know that the latest snapshot of MacVim supports an experimental ‘CoreText’ rendering feature. I immediately downloaded the snapshot, and was happy to find that ‘CoreText’ rendering takes care of my biggest pet peeve with MacVim. Now, with a dark background, the default ‘macvim’ colour scheme, and with transparency set to a count of 5, I am ecstatic with what I see as being rendered by MacVim.
I have to say, I am smitten with it. For what it is worth, here are the relevant Vim settings:
Oh, and, if you get around to trying it out, don’t forget to enable ‘experimental rendering’ feature from within the ‘Advanced’ tabs in the preferences pane for MacVim.