Hi Ed,

On Fri, 04 Aug 2006 13:29:29 +0900, Martin DeMello wrote:

> On 8/4/06, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky <znmeb / cesmail.net> wrote:
>> >
>> Gentoo Linux and CygWin are both doing it. I haven't tried the Windows
>> one and I don't have access to a Mac. I think I'm going to try the Vim
>> web site and see if they have a mailing list.
>>
>> It has something to do with syntax coloring and may only happen with
>> some languages. When I first open a file, it's not there, but a few
>> seconds into the edit, the colors and the two mysterious columns appear.
>> IIRC it happens with Ruby and Perl, but not with R. And when I turn
>> ":syn off" it doesn't go away.
> 
> Try creating a new user with a minimal vimrc and see if it goes away?
> I run vim7 under gentoo with zero problems (I'm using the vim-ruby gem
> for the ruby-specific stuff and matchit.vim). Here's my vimrc:
> 
> set nocompatible
> syntax on
> filetype on
> filetype indent on
> filetype plugin on
> set sw=2
> set ignorecase
> set smartcase
> set showmatch
> set incsearch
> 
> 
> martin

I think it may be 'signs'?
:h signs

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Mark