Vim Cobra Support
Change to your home directory
Get the most recent updates from the Mercurial repository via a clone
hg clone http://bitbucket.org/ramonrocha/cobra-on-vim/ cobra-vim
For *.zip, *.gz, and *.bz2 archives download the file from http://bitbucket.org/ramonrocha/cobra-on-vim/
Create a .vim directory if one isn't already present
Then copy the four folders (colors, indent, ftdetect, syntax) from cobra-vim into the .vim directory:
cp -r cobra-vim/* .vim
Open or create a file with a .cobra extension and you will have highlighting and indentation for Cobra
If you use a dark background, you can try the cobra color scheme. Execute the following command while in Vim.
If you use a light background, you can try the cobralight color scheme instead.
Add either of the previous commands to your .vimrc file in your home directory to make the change permanent.
To change back to the default color scheme, execute:
If the color schemes don't seem to be working then your terminal may not support all necessary colors. Check the value of your TERM variable by executing
at the command prompt. If it reports xterm then you can try the following to enable color support.
If the colors show up correctly now you can add that line to your .bashrc file. This was tested on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and 10.04 LTS.
For all users use your system admin privileges to copy the indent/cobra.vim, ftdetect/cobra.vim, syntax/cobra.vim, into Vim's indent, ftdetect, and syntax directories, respectively. These directories are found in the Vim home path. An example of such a Vim path is /usr/share/vim/vim72.
Per Eric Z. Beard:
Vim set to python works Ok in a pinch.
au BufNewFile,BufEnter *.cobra set noexpandtab ts=4 sw=4 filetype=python